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.
Starting out the week with a current events viewpoint from Rabbi Mendel Kessin regarding the Earthquake on Tu’Beshvat (a Rosh Hashanah) and how it affects the era of the coming of Moshiach and our tikun. Additionally, Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz conducts a regularly scheduled Q&A on a variety of different topics.
Starting out the week with a Q&A with Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz through the Rabbi’s vast knowledge and depth of Torah offers such balanced, well thought out, compassionate yet conservative approach to halachic questions by the Rabbi’s students. Here are some examples of the questions addressed in the video:
-Should a ger (convert to Judaism) say “shelo asani goy” (that I was not made a non-Jew)?
-What is the Jewish view of acupuncture, qi, etc?
-What is the importance of physical beauty?
-Should one eat while learning?
-How could the Day of Judgment, filled with fear, fall on Shabbos, filled with rest?
-Should a religious person commit tax evasion in Israel?
-What are the halachic considerations of moving a parent into a nursing home?
Rabbi Asher Baruch Wegbreit share in this !Short Clip! a very easy path to improving your connection to Hashem through intention while doing mitzvot. Simple approach.
If you are interested in more videos from this Rabbi please visit this YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@OhrSomayach
This Rabbi in this !Short Clip” shares that the Alter Rebbe (the founder of Chabad chasidus) tells us in the Tanya that everything we do really does matter and we can change all of existing with one difference in our actions – this can be viewed as scary or empowering (or both):
Rabbi Mendel Kessin shares how the “irrationality” of Hashem during Akeida Yitzchak (the Binding of Isaac) towards Avraham Avinu is the shield the Jews have had since then from all the sins. Our loyalty to Hashem as Jews exemplified by Avraham Avinu is with us even today.
In this shiur by Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz on the weekly parasha show all aspects of the splitting of the sea and how we can relate in directly to modern times. There are a lot of parallels that we can learning from.
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