By Topic:
  Yomim Tovim
  Topics in Halacha by Rav Wiesenfeld
  Choshen Mishpat
  Iyun Tefillah - Based on Rav Schwab on Prayer
By Maggid Shiur:
  HaGoan HaRav Shmuel Brudny Zeichor Tzadek VeKadosh LeVracha
  Rav Yisroel Belsky
  Rav Yisroel Reisman
  Rav Zalman Corlin
  Rav Yaakov Zev Smith
  Rav Moshe Bergman
  Rav Ahron Chaim Lapidoth
  Rav Yisroel Berenbaum
  Rav Moshe Aharon Friedman
  Rav Yaakov Moishe Shurkin (Sponsored by
  Rav Avi Wiesenfeld
  Rav Yosef Friedman
  Rav Usher David
By Organization:

What is MP3?
MP3 is just a method of compressing files. Its name is an abbreviation for the much more unwieldy MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group) 1 Layer 3. If you just love long, technical explanations, visit the MPEG Home Page. All you really need to know, though, is that MP3 files are about one-tenth the size of uncompressed audio files. On a CD, each minute of music takes up about 10 megabytes of space. Very few people would want to download a 40-megabyte file just to hear four minutes of music. With MP3 compression, the same four-minute song would take up about four megabytes, and would sound almost as good as the original, 40-meg file. Four megabytes is still significant, but is a practical size for sending over the Net, especially for those with fast connections.

How Can I Play MP3's?
Even if you have never installed a special player, you can probably play MP3 files on your computer right now. The Media Player that comes with newer versions of Windows, or QuickTime 4 for Macintosh, work just fine. However, Windows users may wish to download the industry-standard Winamp. This product used to be shareware, but is now completely free, and its added features make it worthwhile. There are many other products listed in MP3 Players and Recorders.

© 2003, all rights reserved