Shavuos and redemption

What is the deeper significance of the custom to stay up all night learning Torah? Why did the Jewish people wake up late on the morning of receiving the Torah? What is the parallel to Yakov who also had a contrasting night of sleep and being awake? What is the connection to the future redemption?

Find out in this special edition of the Parsha Podcast.


  1. Ari Goldwag on January 6, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    Thanks Yaak!

  2. yaak on January 6, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    Just letting you know how much I enjoy your podcasts whenever I hear them, including this one. Hazak Uvaruch and Hag Same'ah!

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