Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz – In this !Short Clip! Rabbi Tatz explains how are circumstances and how we fulfill our potential according to those circumstances determines our standing NOT our comparison to others. This is a good lesson for adults, kids, and adults who take care of kids.
Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman – In this class we continued the final section of Seventy Faces, 21 different methodologies of learning the Torah based on numbers. We showed examples of fascinating insights how Inverse Numbers, Letters or Words and Average Value of Letters/Words reveal additional inner dimensions of the Torah. Here are some examples:
Name of Hashem at burning bush – reverse is Moshe Rabbeinu Tishrei – Tuf, Shin, Raish….Aleph Shabbat – reversing the word means light
Rabbi Alon Anava – Good timing for this video as we are approaching Rosh Hashana and the ten day of repentance. Rabbi Anava talks about the important of doing teshuvah everyday not just on specific days of the year and how this process affects us and our soul here and in the World to come. Repentance can empower us to be better as long as we are constantly keeping it at the forefront of our mind and have good intentions towards improvement.
Rabbi Asher Baruch Wegbreit – Helps us get the most out of the Hebrew month of Elul – which is the spiritual preparatory month leading up to Rosh Hashana. We can do this by increasing our Ahavas Hashem (our love for Hashem). Watch the video to learn some of the exercises Rabbi Wegbreit shares that can help us get there.
Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz – Shares one of the most concise and focused guides to preparing for Rosh Hoshana and getting the most of it as well. Often a unity of purpose helps one cut through the noise and confusion and allows real growth to come out. Great roadmap to start with!
Rabbi Akiva Tatz – What is life trying to teach us when it brings up ordeals. These ordeals and the material that show us how we can go beyond our imagined potential and exceed even our most lofty goals for ourself.
Does the Torah promote unity or separation…? – Parashat Ki Teitzei
Rabbi Alon Anava – Shares with us an aspect of the weekly Torah parasha of where Judaism stands on the concepts of unity and separation and when each one is required depending on the life circumstances and how this all relates to the weekly portion.
Fundamentals of Kabbalah and Chassidut – Attributes of Compassion & Principles of Faith 2
Avraham Arieh Trugman – This week we continued our new mini-series called: Attributes of Compassion and Principles of Faith. These classes are geared for this time of the year as we approach the month of Elul and Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. In this class we discussed the Thirteen Principles of Faith of Maimonides and Nine Principles of Faith of Chassidut as taught by Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh.
“The Story About Dave” Part Two by Rabbi Yosef Mizrachi – This lecture happened the day after the previous lecture about the great story on someone named Dave who is looking for a sign from Hashem and eventually he got that sign. Shabbat Shalom.
This video contains some of the Rabbi’s conclusions from the story:
Rabbi Yitzchak Breitowitz – Shares how this week’s Torah portion is the source of how Moshe Rabbeinu’s “responsibilities” towards Am Yisroel really had to be divided up into several groups not only revealing how much Moshe Rabbeinu took on as a leader but the intricate nature and depth required to devide up those responsibilities.