Rabbi Pinto – Shares how the sin of the golden calf was not prevented by outright visible miracles which teaches us that miracles will also not help us believe more in Hashem in a way we may think. “Just show me a sign” is a common refrain but it doesn’t help for any length of time.
Also, Rabbi Pinto shares how our Jewish roots are impervious to damage unlike the upper branches of the tree and those roots are our connection.
To Heal, You Must Hear Your Story! [PART 1] By Rabbi David Yisrael Kalmus
Rabbi David Yisrael Kalmus – This Purim our story will be told as a People and as an individual. Through the stories of the Baal Shem Tov that Rabbi Kalmus shares we can hear our story as a Jew. Deep talk.
Unconditional Love Parasha Tezaveh by Rabbi Moshe Pinto
Rabbi Pinto – Shares that measure for measure in terms of our unconditional love for Hashem will in turn is “paid back” with unconditional forgiveness. It is how we survived the sin of the golden calf and it’s how we survive today.
Rabbi Avraham Meyer Zajac – Very interested short video explaining why we make brachot (blessings) over food items and its parallel to the items in the Temple (may it be rebuilt speedily in our days – Amen!)
Who Will Build the Final Beit HaMikdash? By Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz
Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz – Shares about the nature of the final Beit HaMikdash and the process of its building which is also discussed in this week’s Torah portion – may it come speedily in our days. Amen!
Fruits of the Orchard – Terumah By Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman
Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman – Shares about this week’s Torah portion and the focus on the duality and paradoxical nature of life and how that creates the ebb and flow of our everyday being.
Rabbi David Yisrael Kalmus – In an expanded Q&A with the House of Lev (students of Rav Kalmus), the Rav shares his life experience and journey of how he became religious through all the trials and tribulations and his path towards Breslov Chassidus.
A great Q&A with Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz with topics that are very relevant to our current times and to those of us that are new to becoming religious. Here are some examples of the questions addressed in the video:
-What is the source for rounded tablets of the ten commandments and why is this concept rejected for the square ones?
-Does a newly religious person (baal teshuva) have to give up certain hobbies? If he doesn’t, should he hide them from his children?
-When is someone who is brain dead considered halachically deceased? And, how does that affect (heart) transplantation.
-How can one appreciate the concept of slavery in the Torah?
KLM: ARE YOU MISSING YOUR MORNING ROUTINE !Short Clip! with Rabbi Asher Baruch Wegbreit
Rabbi Asher Baruch Wegbreit – Shares a nice analogy of waking up and saying “Modei Ani” with ferver to how you would be to someone knocking on your door in the morning and saying we found a gold treasure buried in your backyard.
Why is “halacha” how Jewish law is expressed? – that we are always moving forward towards our goal. This is much bigger and more importan than simple “law” – it is the essence of being a Jew.
Why Jews are capable to be above everything and only Hashem is above us and how we have the option to choose slavery to something or someone else. The choice we make determines our standing and our path in life.