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Rabbi Zushe Greenberg

Rabbi Zushe Greenberg

By Rabbi Zushe Greenberg

Rabbi Zushe Greenberg of Solon Chabad gives a weekly Torah class.
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Torah Class - Parshat Beshalach: Four Camps At Sea
Torah Class - Parshat Beshalach: Four Camps At Sea
Torah Class - Parshat Beshalach: Four Camps At Sea As the Egyptians pursued them, the Jews were busy arguing about what their next step should be. Was collective suicide and option? And why did G-d side against passionate prayer? Click here for the class handout
01:04:49
January 29, 2023
Why Didn’t They Flee (Parshat Bo)
Why Didn’t They Flee (Parshat Bo)
Why Didn’t They Flee Why didn’t the German Jews leave Germany? Didn’t they see the writing on the wall? (Parshat Bo)
18:55
January 29, 2023
Torah Class - Parshat Bo: Does G-d Change His Mind?
Torah Class - Parshat Bo: Does G-d Change His Mind?
Torah Class - Parshat Bo: Does G-d Change His Mind? An eye-opening exploration of free choice, reward and punishment, and the power of humans to change G-d’s mind. Click here for the class handout
48:36
January 22, 2023
An Atheist? Don’t Believe Him! (Parshat Va'era)
An Atheist? Don’t Believe Him! (Parshat Va'era)
An Atheist? Don’t Believe Him! Aharon Barak, the ideological head of Israel’s left, was photographed wearing tefillin. Can an Israeli really be an atheist? (Parshat Va'era)
11:27
January 22, 2023
Torah Class - Parshat Va’eira: Feeling Frustrated?
Torah Class - Parshat Va’eira: Feeling Frustrated?
Torah Class - Parshat Va’eira: Feeling Frustrated? Do you feel ineffective in your personal life? Frustrating by the difficulty in influencing people? The ten plagues have a lesson for you. Click here for the class handout
54:22
January 15, 2023
The Mensch From Malden Mills (Parshat Shemot)
The Mensch From Malden Mills (Parshat Shemot)
The Mensch From Malden Mills How did Moses arrive at Mount Sinai? (Parshat Shemot)
15:47
January 15, 2023
Torah Class - Parshat Shemot: Wonder Women In Egypt
Torah Class - Parshat Shemot: Wonder Women In Egypt
Torah Class - Parshat Shemot: Wonder Women In Egypt How did two midwives serve an entire nation, why didn’t Pharaoh punish them, and what reward did they receive? Click here for the class handout
55:14
January 09, 2023
Mr. Relevant (Parshat Vayechi)
Mr. Relevant (Parshat Vayechi)
Mr. Relevant Who is the new rising star in football, and which biblical characters does he resemble? (Parshat Vayechi)
13:26
January 08, 2023
Torah Class - Parshat Vayechi: Marital Harmony And The Divine Spirit
Torah Class - Parshat Vayechi: Marital Harmony And The Divine Spirit
Torah Class - Parshat Vayechi: Marital Harmony And The Divine Spirit Jacob wants to bless his grandsons, but suddenly the Divine spirit leaves him? Why did this happen? What was the solution? And what does all this have to do with the sanctity of Joseph and Osnat's marriage? Click here for the class handout
01:01:29
January 01, 2023
Joseph An Imposter? (Parshat Vayigash)
Joseph An Imposter? (Parshat Vayigash)
Joseph An Imposter? What’s the connection between Moses, Joseph and the Rebbe? (Parshat Vayigash)
16:50
January 01, 2023
Torah Class - Parshat Vayigash: Growth From Hardship
Torah Class - Parshat Vayigash: Growth From Hardship
Torah Class - Parshat Vayigash: Growth From Hardship How can we give encouragement to a person going through a crisis? How did G-d encourage Jacob on his way to a difficult exile in Egypt?
01:05:20
December 25, 2022
The Public Menorah Battle (Parshat Mikeitz/Chanukah)
The Public Menorah Battle (Parshat Mikeitz/Chanukah)
The Public Menorah Battle What effect has the public menorah had on Jewish self esteem? (Parshat Mikeitz/Chanukah)
17:37
December 25, 2022
Torah Class - Chanukah: The Feminine Side Of Chanukah
Torah Class - Chanukah: The Feminine Side Of Chanukah
Torah Class - Chanukah: The Feminine Side Of Chanukah Who was the young woman that kindled the fire of rebellion of the Maccabees? Who was the woman whose resourcefulness helped the Maccabees win? And why did women suffer more than anyone else under Greek rule? Click here for the class handout
58:44
December 18, 2022
Are Israelis Really Secular? (Parshat Vayeishev)
Are Israelis Really Secular? (Parshat Vayeishev)
Are Israelis Really Secular? Joseph’s sale still haunts us today. What does it tell us about fighting antisemitism? (Parshat Vayeshev) #antisemitism #Vayeshev
14:30
December 18, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Vayeshev: The Secret Of Success
Torah Class - Parshat Vayeshev: The Secret Of Success
Torah Class - Parshat Vayeshev: The Secret Of Success Betrayed by his brothers as a boy, abused by his master and let down by those close to him, he keeps on smiling, helping others, and eventually saves the world! What is his secret?
45:22
December 14, 2022
Everything In Its Time (Parshat Vayishlach)
Everything In Its Time (Parshat Vayishlach)
Everything In Its Time Chabad just opened up a new country – Zambia. Or did it? (Parshat Vayishlach)
14:52
December 13, 2022
G-d’s Will Vs. G-d’s Wisdom (Parshat Vayeitzei)
G-d’s Will Vs. G-d’s Wisdom (Parshat Vayeitzei)
G-d’s Will Vs. G-d’s Wisdom (Parshat Vayeitzei)
19:06
December 05, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Vayishlach: The Master Solution
Torah Class - Parshat Vayishlach: The Master Solution
Torah Class - Parshat Vayishlach: The Master Solution What trait can help us become close to G-d, reach a deep understanding of the Torah, improve our personal and work relationships, and contribute to every facet of life?
01:05:38
December 04, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Vayetzei: The Reasons For Antisemitism
Torah Class - Parshat Vayetzei: The Reasons For Antisemitism
Torah Class - Parshat Vayetzei: The Reasons For Antisemitism From the time of Laban the Aramaean, to Haman and Ahasuerus, and all the way down the the present, we have suffered from antisemites who attempt to harm us. Why do they hate us? And how should we respond? Click here for the class handout
57:30
November 27, 2022
Consistency Is The Name Of The Game - Rabbi A Schindler’s visit to the Rebbe’s Farbrengen (Parshat Toldot)
Consistency Is The Name Of The Game - Rabbi A Schindler’s visit to the Rebbe’s Farbrengen (Parshat Toldot)
Consistency Is The Name Of The Game Rabbi A Schindler’s visit to the Rebbe’s Farbrengen. (Parshat Toldot)
17:22
November 27, 2022
Torah Class - Toldot: Isaac’s Legacy
Torah Class - Toldot: Isaac’s Legacy
Torah Class - Toldot: Isaac’s Legacy Our forefather Abraham introduced the concept of monotheism and hospitality. Jacob's legacy was the 12 tribes of Israel. But what was Isaac's legacy?
01:00:38
November 23, 2022
The Wallet Test (Parshat Vayeira)
The Wallet Test (Parshat Vayeira)
The Wallet Test (Parshat Vayeira) What do people do when they find wallets on the floor, for real?
14:05
November 14, 2022
Torah Class - Chayei Sarah: The Historic Match
Torah Class - Chayei Sarah: The Historic Match
Chayei Sarah: The Historic Match Abraham sent his servant Eliezer to find a wife for his son Isaac. When Eliezer arrived at his destination he prayed to G-d and was promptly answered. A comparison with prayers of Moses and King Solomon reveals that Eliezer the servant was answered quicker. Why?
55:42
November 13, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Vayeira: Fake Hospitality?
Torah Class - Parshat Vayeira: Fake Hospitality?
Torah Class - Parshat Vayeira: Fake Hospitality? Abraham hosted G-d Himself in his tent. When he saw three passing Arabs, he asked G-d to wait while he welcomes and cares for them. Only later did he reveal that his guests were in fact angels in disguise… Did Abraham keep G-d waiting for a fake mitzvah? An original analysis of the Biblical story.
57:36
November 06, 2022
The Kibbutznik That Found G-d In India (Parshat Lech Lecha)
The Kibbutznik That Found G-d In India (Parshat Lech Lecha)
The Kibbutznik That Found G-d In India - Learn from Abraham to use Faith, not Logic (Parshat Lech Lecha)
14:28
November 06, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Lech Lecha: Renewal, Joy, And Progress
Torah Class - Parshat Lech Lecha: Renewal, Joy, And Progress
Torah Class - Parshat Lech Lecha: Renewal, Joy, And Progress The three cardinal principles for life we are taught by the Torah’s first three portions. Don’t get stuck in the past, don’t fall into a rut, and don’t become complacent.
56:14
October 30, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Noach: The Industrial Revolution Of The Tower Of Babel
Torah Class - Parshat Noach: The Industrial Revolution Of The Tower Of Babel
The Industrial Revolution Of The Tower Of Babel The builders of the Tower of Babel invented bricks, thereby revolutionizing construction. Pharoah later used the same techniques for the building of the pyramids. Are the two great construction projects related? A study of History, Incarnations and education.
55:20
October 26, 2022
Marriage Is Not A Union, It’s A Reunion (Parshat Breishit)
Marriage Is Not A Union, It’s A Reunion (Parshat Breishit)
Marriage Is Not A Union, It’s A Reunion How were Adam and Eve really created, and why? The unspoken truth about human beings. (Parshat Breishit)
15:51
October 25, 2022
"I Love The Jewish Monastery" (Shemini Atzeret)
"I Love The Jewish Monastery" (Shemini Atzeret)
"I Love The Jewish Monastery" The story of the only child at hakafot post-holocaust — and a surprising reunion — is the best description of the meaning of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. (Shemini Atzeret)
13:38
October 19, 2022
How did a girl in Camp Ramah learn a Niggun from Dokshitz? (Sukkot)
How did a girl in Camp Ramah learn a Niggun from Dokshitz? (Sukkot)
The Dokshitzer Niggun How did a girl in Camp Ramah learn a niggun from Dokshitz? (Sukkot)
14:19
October 16, 2022
Torah Class - Hakhel: A Once-In-Seven-Years Affair
Torah Class - Hakhel: A Once-In-Seven-Years Affair
Torah Class - Hakhel: A Once-In-Seven-Years  Affair
51:01
October 02, 2022
Break The Doors Down (Rosh Hashana)
Break The Doors Down (Rosh Hashana)
Break The Doors Down Why do you put yourself in a box? Open the doors for every single Jew! (Rosh Hashana)
15:60
September 28, 2022
Royalty - Lessons we can learn from the Royal funeral (Parshat Nitzavim)
Royalty - Lessons we can learn from the Royal funeral (Parshat Nitzavim)
Royalty - Lessons we can learn from the Royal funeral (Parshat Nitzavim)
09:26
September 25, 2022
Torah Class - Yom Kippur: Personalized Repentance
Torah Class - Yom Kippur: Personalized Repentance
During the High Holidays we read the exhortations to repentance of the prophets Hosea, Isaiah, and Jonah. Are they all discussing the same repentance, or are there different types of repentance for different people? An address about repentance and what type of repentance is right for me.
56:05
September 18, 2022
A Russian Conspiracy (Parshat Ki Tavo)
A Russian Conspiracy (Parshat Ki Tavo)
A Russian Conspiracy (Parshat Ki Tavo)
16:45
September 18, 2022
Torah Class - Rosh Hashana: Struggle And Success
Torah Class - Rosh Hashana: Struggle And Success
Torah Class - Rosh Hashana: Struggle And Success “Chanah’s prayer” is a fascinating biblical story that reflects the inner life and challenges of us all, and is especially relevant on the most important day of all - Rosh Hashanah. Click here for the class handout
54:34
September 11, 2022
“Long Live The King” — That’s You! (Parshat Ki Teitzei)
“Long Live The King” — That’s You! (Parshat Ki Teitzei)
“Long Live The King” — That’s You! Who is a king in Jewish tradition, and what is his role? (Parshat Ki Teitzei)
15:21
September 11, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Ki Tetzei: A Chassidic Perspective On Women’s Rights
Torah Class - Parshat Ki Tetzei: A Chassidic Perspective On Women’s Rights
Torah Class - Parshat Ki Tetzei: A Chassidic Perspective On Women’s Rights Women’s rights became a prominent issue in the 20th century. The revolution that the Rebbe spearheaded in this regard may come as a surprise to many. Click here for the class handout
55:06
September 04, 2022
The Pulse Of The World (Parshat Shoftim)
The Pulse Of The World (Parshat Shoftim)
The Pulse Of The World Gorbachev, the Rebbe, and how to be a “heart” of the Jewish people. (Parshat Shoftim)
14:45
September 04, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Shoftim: G-d’s Commando
Torah Class - Parshat Shoftim: G-d’s Commando
Torah Class - Parshat Shoftim: G-d’s Commando The tribe of Levi is G-d’s “special unit,” tasked with teaching G-d’s ways to the public. Did you know that nowadays this service isn’t restricted to those born into the tribe of Levi, and is open to volunteers?
59:05
August 24, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Re’eh: Why Is There Poverty In The World?
Torah Class - Parshat Re’eh: Why Is There Poverty In The World?
Torah Class - Parshat Re’eh: Why Is There Poverty In The World? Poverty is humiliating, and creates social inequality. Why does poverty exist? Why doesn’t G-d give everyone their needs without them having to rely on others’ kindness? A class on the purpose of poverty and wealth, with life lessons for both the wealthy and poor. Click here for the class handout
58:28
August 21, 2022
A Conversation On The Plane (Parshat Ekev)
A Conversation On The Plane (Parshat Ekev)
A Conversation On The Plane What do Israeli kids know about Judaism? Why did Moses break the tablets? And what is the secret to Jewish continuity? (Parshat Ekev)
17:36
August 19, 2022
Torah Class - Ekev: Why Did Moses Break The Tablets?
Torah Class - Ekev: Why Did Moses Break The Tablets?
Ekev: Why Did Moses Break The Tablets? What does the shattering of the tablets have to do with the death of the righteous? Did the letters fly off the stone before Moses broke them? An original perspective on the shattering of the tablets and its contemporary relevance.
58:53
August 17, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Va'etchanan: The Lesson Of The Shema
Torah Class - Parshat Va'etchanan: The Lesson Of The Shema
Torah Class Parshat Va'etchanan: The Lesson Of The Shema We recite the passages of Shema twice daily. The order of the passages has three important lessons to teach every Jew.
57:22
July 31, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Devarim: The Right Time For Rebuke
Torah Class - Parshat Devarim: The Right Time For Rebuke
The Right Time For Rebuke The Jewish people sinned many times during their years in the desert. But Moses chose a very specific time and method to rebuke them, teaching us an invaluable lesson regarding interpersonal relations.
01:03:58
July 24, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Matot-Massei: Egoism Or Altruism
Torah Class - Parshat Matot-Massei: Egoism Or Altruism
Torah Class - Parshat Matot-Massei: Egoism Or Altruism Just before entering the Land of Israel, a drama unfolds: Two tribes prefer to remail outside. Why? How Does Moses respond? And why does he add more people to their group?
55:40
July 17, 2022
The President's Visit (Parshat Balak)
The President's Visit (Parshat Balak)
The President's Visit (#Parshat #Balak)
13:59
July 15, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Pinchas: A Challenging Relationship
Torah Class - Parshat Pinchas: A Challenging Relationship
Parshat Pinchas: A Challenging Relationship Which relationship is more challenging - my relationship with G-d or with my neighbor?   And which relationship does Jewish tradition consider more important?
59:46
July 13, 2022
Be A Rock (Parshat Chukat)
Be A Rock (Parshat Chukat)
Be A Rock What is wrong with our society? How can we make a difference? (#Parshat #Chukat)
14:49
July 08, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Balak: G-d's Secret Logic
Torah Class - Parshat Balak: G-d's Secret Logic
Torah Class - Parshat Balak: G-d's Secret Logic Why do bad things happen? Are catastrophes G-d's retribution for our sins?
01:08:48
July 06, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Chukat: Moses Hit The Rock. So What?
Torah Class - Parshat Chukat: Moses Hit The Rock. So What?
Torah Class - Parshat Chukat: Moses Hit The Rock. So What?
01:04:08
June 26, 2022
The Rebbe Vs. The Joint (Parshat Shelach)
The Rebbe Vs. The Joint (Parshat Shelach)
The Rebbe Vs. The Joint What is the nature of true Jewish leadership? (In honor of Gimmel Tammuz) (Parshat Shelach)
14:03
June 24, 2022
Torah Class - Gimmel Tammuz: Complete Leadership
Torah Class - Gimmel Tammuz: Complete Leadership
Gimmel Tammuz: Complete Leadership
55:46
June 19, 2022
The Three Leaders (Parshat Be'halotecha)
The Three Leaders (Parshat Be'halotecha)
The Three Leaders (Parshat Be'halotecha)
15:13
June 17, 2022
Be A Popcorn Jew! What can we learn from the recent food shortages? (Parshat Naso)
Be A Popcorn Jew! What can we learn from the recent food shortages? (Parshat Naso)
Be A Popcorn Jew! What can we learn from the recent food shortages? (Parshat Bamidbar)
12:18
June 14, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Shelach: Solving Forgetfulness
Torah Class - Parshat Shelach: Solving Forgetfulness
Torah Class - Parshat Shelach: Solving Forgetfulness
51:22
June 12, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Be'halotecha: The End Of The Chain?
Torah Class - Parshat Be'halotecha: The End Of The Chain?
Parshat Be'halotecha: The End Of The Chain? Moses ordained Joshua, and Joshua ordained his students. This continued from genaration to generation - Until it stopped. What happened? What broke the chain of tradition?
59:48
June 10, 2022
Living Tombstones (A Yizkor Message)
Living Tombstones (A Yizkor Message)
Living Tombstones (A Yizkor Message)
17:52
June 09, 2022
The Peter Principle (Shavuot)
The Peter Principle (Shavuot)
The Peter Principle Did you know, people are most likely to end up in jobs for which they are not qualified. #Shavuot
11:38
June 07, 2022
Suing For Grandchildren (Parshat Bamidbar)
Suing For Grandchildren (Parshat Bamidbar)
Suing For Grandchildren “Honor your father and your mother.” The question is: to what extent?
11:37
June 03, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Naso: To Be A Mensch
Torah Class - Parshat Naso: To Be A Mensch
Torah Class - Parshat Naso: To Be A Mensch The Torah gives us 613 commandments and gives Seven Noahide Laws to society at large. But one rule applies to everyone equally - and yet it was left unsaid: - Be A Mensch!
01:14:03
June 03, 2022
Torah Class - Shavuot: What Does An Angel Look Like?
Torah Class - Shavuot: What Does An Angel Look Like?
Shavuot: What Does An Angel Look Like? People are always looking for guidance. For every aspect of life, there are mentors and guides and therapists and trainers. What does the Torah say of the matter? Who is worthy of your trust? And how do angels fit into the picture? Click here for the class handout
01:01:29
May 30, 2022
When The Chazan Raises His Voice (Parshat Bechukotai)
When The Chazan Raises His Voice (Parshat Bechukotai)
When The Chazan Raises His Voice. The frightening portion of the Tochacha ends with an optimistic note. (Parshat Bechukotai)
16:16
May 27, 2022
Torah Class - Shavuot: “Beauty Is Futile…” Really?
Torah Class - Shavuot: “Beauty Is Futile…” Really?
Shavuos: “Beauty Is Futile…” Really? Each Friday night, as the family gathers around the Shabbat table, we sing “Eshet Chayil,” the ode of the Jewish woman. “Charm is false and beauty is futile,” we declare in its closing. What exactly does that mean? Click here for the class handout
01:01:28
May 22, 2022
The Seasonal Jew (Parshat Behar)
The Seasonal Jew (Parshat Behar)
The Seasonal Jew Why do Americans have seasons for everything, and what does Shemitah teach us about it? (Parshat Behar)
10:49
May 20, 2022
Torah Class - Lag Baomer: Rabbi Akiva’s Students – Lovers Or Haters?
Torah Class - Lag Baomer: Rabbi Akiva’s Students – Lovers Or Haters?
Behar (Lag Baomer): Rabbi Akiva’s Students – Lovers Or Haters? Rabbi Akiva is famous for his motto: Love your fellow as yourself. Yet, his own students died for... disrespecting their peers. Were they sleeping through class? Click here for the class handout
52:32
May 15, 2022
The Holiday Of The Entrepreneurs (Parshat Emor)
The Holiday Of The Entrepreneurs (Parshat Emor)
The Holiday Of The Entrepreneurs. The Jewish trait that created Pesach Sheni. (Parshat Emor)
16:25
May 13, 2022
Torah Class - Siyum Harambam: Can I Master The Entire Torah?
Torah Class - Siyum Harambam: Can I Master The Entire Torah?
Siyum Harambam: Can I Master The Entire Torah? Only one author in Jewish history had the courage to say that his compilation encompasses the entire Oral tradition. Who was he? What is his book? And is it practical for us? Click here for the class handout
01:01:27
May 08, 2022
The Ten Children Award (Parshat Kedoshim)
The Ten Children Award (Parshat Kedoshim)
The Ten Children Award Celebrating Mother’s Day every day. (Parshat Kedoshim)
14:14
May 08, 2022
Torah Class - Kedoshim: Why Is Judaism Obsessed With Blessings?
Torah Class - Kedoshim: Why Is Judaism Obsessed With Blessings?
Kedoshim: Why Is Judaism Obsessed With Blessings? Jews recite blessings constantly: upon awakening, during prayers, before eating and afterwards. Why the obsessiveness? Can't we just do one big 'thank you' each morning? Click here for the class handout
58:27
May 01, 2022
Sweet Revenge (Parshat Achrei Mot)
Sweet Revenge (Parshat Achrei Mot)
Sweet Revenge The secret to Jewish existence. (Parshat Achrei Mot)
14:36
May 01, 2022
Torah Class - Acharei: What’s Between The Lines?
Torah Class - Acharei: What’s Between The Lines?
Acharei: What’s Between The Lines? The talmud records a bizarre argument between the high priest and the chief rabbis. For generations, readers have been puzzled: is that behavior befitting the most distinguished members of the jewish people? In 1986, the rebbe explained it's deeper meaning. Click here for the class handout
01:08:27
April 24, 2022
Torah Class - Pesach: Security Measures
Torah Class - Pesach: Security Measures
Pesach: Security Measures The world around us is tumultuous and turbulent. Terrorism in Israel, the war in Europe and divisions in societies around the world evoke feelings of fear and anxiety. What can we do about it? During the Plague of the Firstborn, blood on doorposts protected the Jews. What its modern day version? Click here for the class handout
01:05:03
April 10, 2022
The Best Birthday Gift (11th of Nissan/Yud Alef Nissan)
The Best Birthday Gift (11th of Nissan/Yud Alef Nissan)
The Best Birthday Gift How did Moses celebrate his 120th birthday? 11th of Nissan/Yud Alef Nissan
15:29
April 10, 2022
Torah Class - Passover: Will Everything Be Okay?
Torah Class - Passover: Will Everything Be Okay?
Passover: Will Everything Be Okay? Just as Jerusalem seemed doomed by a massive invasion, matters took a stunning turn. A lesson about hope, vision, and the importance of education. Click here for the class handout
57:09
April 03, 2022
Why Is Hitting So Bad? (Parshat Tazria)
Why Is Hitting So Bad? (Parshat Tazria)
Why Is Hitting So Bad? What does Moses teach us about violence? (Parshat Tazria)
12:31
April 03, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Tazria: Lamplighters
Torah Class - Parshat Tazria: Lamplighters
Torah Class  - Parshat Tazria: Lamplighters Who was responsible for streetlights in the olden days? What is the ultimate Jewish nail treatment? And how does it relate to being a Chassid? Click here for the class handout
01:01:13
March 27, 2022
Good News or Bad News? (Parshat Shemini)
Good News or Bad News? (Parshat Shemini)
Good News or Bad News? Should we memorialize the tragedies or find inspiration from the miracles? (Parshat Shemini)
14:17
March 25, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Shemini: The Calf And The Heavenly Flame
Torah Class - Parshat Shemini: The Calf And The Heavenly Flame
Torah Class - Parshat Shemini: The Calf And The Heavenly Flame After months of work, Aaron & Moses inaugurate the Tabernacle, and… nothing happens. The Divine presence remained absent. Why didn’t G-d’s presence rest in the Tabernacle? What was still missing? Click here for the class handout
01:01:29
March 20, 2022
Is Daylight Savings Time Year Round A Good Idea? (Parshat Tzav)
Is Daylight Savings Time Year Round A Good Idea? (Parshat Tzav)
Is Daylight Savings Time Year Round A Good Idea? (Parshat Tzav)
15:54
March 20, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Zachor: Arguing With Amalekites
Torah Class - Parshat Zachor: Arguing With Amalekites
Zachor: Arguing With Amalekites Haman, the “star” of Purim, is a descendant of the Amalekites, the focus of the Torah reading on the Shabbat preceding Purim. Who are they? What do they signify? And how do we overcome them? Click here for the class handout
01:00:22
March 13, 2022
Why Are We In The Middle Of Every Conflict? (Purim)
Why Are We In The Middle Of Every Conflict? (Purim)
Why Are We In The Middle Of Every Conflict? (Purim)
13:06
March 13, 2022
Torah Class - Purim According To Kabbalah
Torah Class - Purim According To Kabbalah
Torah Class - Purim According To Kabbalah How did Haman persuade King Achashverosh to annihilate the Jews? Why did G-d agree? And what was the turning point that changed the course of the story? The kabbalistic underpinnings of the Purim story. Click here for the class handout
01:00:49
March 06, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Pekudei: How Were The Pyramids Built?
Torah Class - Parshat Pekudei: How Were The Pyramids Built?
Pekudei: How Were The Pyramids Built? Elon Musk tweeted that aliens built them, the prevailing tradition is that the Israelites built them, and Egyptian scholars claim that Egyptians built them. But everyone is still amazed: how did they manage to move such heavy stones? And why couldn’t the Levites use the same technology in erecting the tabernacle? click here for the class handout
47:35
February 27, 2022
Are We Hebrews Or Jews? (Parshat Vayakhel)
Are We Hebrews Or Jews? (Parshat Vayakhel)
Are We Hebrews Or Jews? Do you identify by what you do or by what you don’t do? Parshat Vayakhel
14:19
February 27, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Vayakhel: Donations, Demons and Wills
Torah Class - Parshat Vayakhel: Donations, Demons and Wills
Torah Class - Parshat Vayakhel: Donations, Demons And Wills Are demons bothered by charity giving at night? What is the most famous will in Jewish history? Which country excels in the mitzvah of charity? Click here for the class handout
01:01:29
February 20, 2022
Taking Ownership (parshat Ki Tisa)
Taking Ownership (parshat Ki Tisa)
When did Moses take ownership of the Jewish people? And why aren’t the shluchim leaving Ukraine?
16:14
February 20, 2022
Immortal Medicine (Parshat Tetzaveh)
Immortal Medicine (Parshat Tetzaveh)
Immortal Medicine Bacteria seems to be winning the battle against antibiotics, which were hailed as the savior of mankind. Is there anything that really works? Is there anything immortal? (Parshat Tetzaveh)
13:48
February 14, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Ki Tisa: Jewish Hygiene
Torah Class - Parshat Ki Tisa: Jewish Hygiene
Parshat Ki Tisa: Jewish Hygiene The coronavirus raised awareness for proper hygiene. In fact, in the Tabernacle in the desert over three thousand years ago, the priest would wash his hands and feet before beginning the holy service. What is spiritual hygiene? And why should the women be in charge? Click here for the class handout
57:60
February 13, 2022
Torah Class - Tetzaveh: Haman’s Mistake
Torah Class - Tetzaveh: Haman’s Mistake
Tetzaveh: Haman’s Mistake Haman and his team of senior astrologers chose the perfect time to annihilate the jews: the month Moses died. But his plan didn’t work. What was their mistake? Click here for the class handout
57:22
February 06, 2022
Smitten With Love (Parshat Terumah)
Smitten With Love (Parshat Terumah)
Smitten With Love Does Israel exist because of the Holocaust or despite it? Was the Tabernacle built because of the golden calf or despite it? And what did the rabbi say when a young yeshiva student was smitten? (Parshat Terumah)
12:22
February 06, 2022
Torah Class - Terumah: Atonement Or Elevation?
Torah Class - Terumah: Atonement Or Elevation?
Terumah: Atonement Or Elevation? A massive fundraising campaign was kicked off after the Exodus to fund the construction of the Tabernacle. When exactly did it take place? And why exactly was a Tabernacle necessary? Click here for the class handout
59:26
January 30, 2022
Paranoia or Opportunity? (Parshat Mishpatim)
Paranoia or Opportunity? (Parshat Mishpatim)
Paranoia Or Opportunity? What will be our response to the hostage crisis in Texas.   Parshat Mishpatim
12:43
January 30, 2022
Torah Class - Mishpatim: Our Goal In Life
Torah Class - Mishpatim: Our Goal In Life
Humans like to strive for perfection. However, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the first Chabad Rebbe, wrote an entire book about reaching the level of a ‘beinoni,’ commonly translated as ‘mediocre.’ What exactly did he mean?
01:14:39
January 23, 2022
The Hostage Crisis (Parshat Yitro)
The Hostage Crisis (Parshat Yitro)
The Hostage Crisis (Parshat Yitro) Lessons from Texas.
14:21
January 23, 2022
Torah Class - Parshat Yitro: Jungle Or Orchard?
Torah Class - Parshat Yitro: Jungle Or Orchard?
Yitro: Jungle Or Orchard? Before a person converts, he is told, “Being Jewish is difficult.” Afterwards, he is told, “Being Jewish is great!” What’s going on? Click here for the class handout
50:28
January 16, 2022
Emotional Intelligence (Parshat Beshalach)
Emotional Intelligence (Parshat Beshalach)
Emotional Intelligence #Parshat #Beshalach
22:36
January 14, 2022
Torah Class - Beshalach: Gold Chasers And Grave Diggers
Torah Class - Beshalach: Gold Chasers And Grave Diggers
Beshalach: Gold Chasers And Grave Diggers Before the Israelites left Egypt, some chased after gold and some chased after graves — both upon the express command of G-d. Who was right? A lesson about priorities. Click here for the class handout
54:02
January 11, 2022
Parshat Bo/Yud Shevat - Reinventing Yourself
Parshat Bo/Yud Shevat - Reinventing Yourself
Parshat Bo/Yud Shevat - Reinventing Yourself Covid has forced many of us to reinvent ourselves. Let’s learn how to do it from the experts.
16:31
January 06, 2022
Torah Class - Bo: The Public Declaration
Torah Class - Bo: The Public Declaration
Bo: The Public Declaration The Egyptians who revered cattle as deities, but they were remarkably tolerant of the Jewish tradition of eating meat. But when the jews slaughtered the sheep for the paschal offering, they went berserk. What happened? Click here for the class handout
58:16
January 02, 2022
The Modern Maccabees (Parshat Va'era)
The Modern Maccabees (Parshat Va'era)
The Modern Maccabees Ryan Turell gave up full scholarships for Kosher & Shabbos. #Parshat #Va'era
17:45
December 31, 2021
Torah Class - Vaera: Judaism’s Universal Message
Torah Class - Vaera: Judaism’s Universal Message
Vaera: Judaism’s Universal Message The Torah gives 613 commandments for Jewish people. But what about the Non-Jews? Does Judaism have a message for all mankind? Class handout
41:17
December 30, 2021
Torah Class - Shemot: What Exercise Teaches Us
Torah Class - Shemot: What Exercise Teaches Us
Shemot: What Exercise Teaches Us Why Does Torah Call Moses With A Near Pejorative? How Should We View Our Inner Anti-semite? And Why Do We Celebrate Birthdays? Click here for the class handout
59:31
December 19, 2021
It’s All About Loyalty (Parshat Vayechi)
It’s All About Loyalty (Parshat Vayechi)
It’s All About Loyalty (Parshat Vayechi)
15:03
December 17, 2021
Torah Class - Parshat Vayechi: The Evil Eye
Torah Class - Parshat Vayechi: The Evil Eye
Parshat Vayechi: The Evil Eye Is there significance to the day of the week I was born? Does Judaism believe in the evil eye? Is there a safe zone? Click here for the class handout
59:25
December 12, 2021
Curing An Open Wound (Parshat Vayigash)
Curing An Open Wound (Parshat Vayigash)
Curing An Open Wound An Israeli doctor’s ingenious cure, and its spiritual reflection. #Parshat #Vayigash
16:09
December 12, 2021
Torah Class - Vayigash: Pay Attention
Torah Class - Vayigash: Pay Attention
Vayigash: Pay Attention Prophecies, omens, and science. What is the Jewish view? Should we read into the random occurrences in our lives? Should we view scientific advances as questioning our faith? And, by the way — is it possible to jump to the moon? Click here for the class handout
59:25
December 05, 2021
Torah Class - Chanukah: Why The Conflict?
Torah Class - Chanukah: Why The Conflict?
Chanukah: Why The Conflict? The Greeks are known for the tremendous wisdom they contributed to the world. The Jewish people, for time immemorial, cherished intellect and the pursuit of wisdom as well. Why then, couldn’t we get along?
01:05:41
November 28, 2021
Tree, Yes But Menorah, No?!?! (Chanukah)
Tree, Yes But Menorah, No?!?! (Chanukah)
Tree, Yes But Menorah, No?!?! (Chanukah) What really lay behind the war of the Greeks against the Jewish people?
15:10
November 28, 2021
Torah Class - Chanukah: Have The Winners Been Declared?
Torah Class - Chanukah: Have The Winners Been Declared?
Chanukah: Have The Winners Been Declared? We All Love To Celebrate Chanukah, The Holiday Which Marks Our Victory Over The Syrian Greeks And The Miracle Of The Oil. Did You Know That It Took The Sages A Full Year To Decide Whether They Were Victorious? Behind The Scenes In The Chanukah Story. Click here for the class handout
49:18
November 25, 2021
Torah Class - Vayishlach: When Success Breeds Humility
Torah Class - Vayishlach: When Success Breeds Humility
Vayishlach: When Success Breeds Humility What causes people to be magnanimous? What’s the right way to handle success? When the first Chabad rebbe bested his opponents and achieved legitimacy for the new Chassidic movement, he wrote a letter to his followers which set their priorities straight. Click here for the class handout
01:00:06
November 14, 2021
Don’t Mix Simchas (Parshat Vayeitzei)
Don’t Mix Simchas (Parshat Vayeitzei)
Don’t Mix Simchas From a wedding scandal which resembles the story of Jacob and Leah, and a lesson from King Solomon’s celebration: how are we to celebrate Thanksgiving alongside Chanukah? (Parshat Vayeitzei)
15:60
November 14, 2021
Torah Class - Vayetzei: What Makes A Hero?
Torah Class - Vayetzei: What Makes A Hero?
Vayetzei: What Makes A Hero? The Zohar’s Story About Abraham, Rashi’s Story About Jacob, And The Rebbe’s Story About Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. What Do The Stories Have In Common? And What Was The Common Denominator Which Made Them Eternal Jewish Heroes? Click here for the class handout
56:37
November 07, 2021
Never Stop Digging (Parshat Toldot)
Never Stop Digging (Parshat Toldot)
Never Stop Digging When a young rabbi chanced on a synagogue’s desecration in Siberia, he knew he couldn’t remain silent. (Parshat Toldot)
15:41
November 07, 2021
Torah Class - Parshat Toldot: Turning a New Leaf
Torah Class - Parshat Toldot: Turning a New Leaf
Torah Class - Parshat Toldot: Turning a new leaf
01:03:41
October 31, 2021
The Blessing of Adoption (Parshat Chayei Sarah)
The Blessing of Adoption (Parshat Chayei Sarah)
The Blessing of Adoption (Parshat Chayei Sarah)
17:04
October 29, 2021
A Breakthrough Transplant (Parshat Vayeira)
A Breakthrough Transplant (Parshat Vayeira)
A Breakthrough Transplant This week, the news reported that doctors in NYU successfully transplanted a pig’s kidney into a human being for the very first time. Parshat Vayeira
14:56
October 24, 2021
Torah Class - Chayei Sarah: The Admission Test
Torah Class - Chayei Sarah: The Admission Test
Chayei Sarah: The Admission Test Every new bride goes through an ‘admission test’ in her new family. In Abraham’s family, there was a very high bar. Rebecca was accepted into the family only when she managed to bring several miracles into her home: A Cloud of Glory, a growing dough, and a candle that wouldn’t go out. What do those miracles represent? Click here for the class handout
45:04
October 24, 2021
Torah Class - Vayera: The Biblical Story And Its Kabbalistic Interpretation
Torah Class - Vayera: The Biblical Story And Its Kabbalistic Interpretation
Vayera: The Biblical Story And Its Kabbalistic Interpretation In this week's Haftorah, we read a fascinating story about an evil king, a poor widow, and children who are almost taken into slavery. What's the deeper meaning? Kabbalah has the answer. Click here for the class handout
53:12
October 17, 2021
Torah Class - Lech-Lecha: Why Is A Jewish Lifestyle So Expensive?
Torah Class - Lech-Lecha: Why Is A Jewish Lifestyle So Expensive?
Lech-Lecha: Why Is A Jewish Lifestyle So Expensive? Not long ago, we each purchased a Lulav and Etrog set for Sukkos for a tidy sum. A pair of Tefillin is even more costly, and to send a child to a Jewish school you need to open a savings account. Why must things be this way? Click here for the class handout
01:01:04
October 10, 2021
Torah Lovers (Parshat Bereishit)
Torah Lovers (Parshat Bereishit)
Torah Lovers (Parshat Bereishit)
14:18
October 01, 2021
Laugh Therapy (Simchat Torah)
Laugh Therapy (Simchat Torah)
Laugh Therapy (Simchat Torah) What is the best way to overcome challenges and better your situation? Simchat Torah contains the answer.
14:45
September 27, 2021
Letters to Talia (Sukkot/Hoshana Rabbah)
Letters to Talia (Sukkot/Hoshana Rabbah)
Letters to Talia (Sukkot/Hoshana Rabbah) A Kibbutznikit girl wrote to a modern Orthodox soldier about her questions of faith. The result was a fascinating correspondence. What was his best answer?
20:35
September 26, 2021
The Last Jew Standing (Yom Kippur)
The Last Jew Standing (Yom Kippur)
The Last Jew Standing The last Jew in Spain was a 15-year-old boy who lived a lonely existence wandering the country hoping to avoid capture and forced conversion. This story never happened — it’s historical fiction. But why is it so compelling, and what should be our response?
13:44
September 17, 2021
It Was Moroccans Vs. Russians (Yom Kippur)
It Was Moroccans Vs. Russians (Yom Kippur)
It Was Moroccans Vs. Russians When a rabbi tried to prevent a murder on Rosh Hashanah…
15:11
September 17, 2021
A Rothschild, A Bris, And A Russian Embassy - Rosh Hashanah (2)
A Rothschild, A Bris, And A Russian Embassy - Rosh Hashanah (2)
A Rothschild, A Bris, And A Russian Embassy - Rosh Hashanah (2) What is the unique message of the second day of Rosh Hashanah?
18:35
September 09, 2021
The Checklists Effect - Rosh Hashanah (1)
The Checklists Effect - Rosh Hashanah (1)
The Checklists Effect - Rosh Hashanah (1) A surgeon discovered a revolutionary technique to save countless lives: checklists. What lesson can we learn from his discovery?
17:05
September 09, 2021
The Extra Covenant - Parshat Nitzavim
The Extra Covenant - Parshat Nitzavim
The Extra Covenant Parshat Nitzavim
11:01
September 06, 2021
Torah Class - Tishrei: The Journey Of The Holidays
Torah Class - Tishrei: The Journey Of The Holidays
Tishrei: The Journey Of The Holidays The Commitment Of Rosh Hashanah, The Emotional Connection Of Yom Kippur, And The Intellectual Integration Of Simchat Torah: This Map Was Outlined By The Tzemach Tzedek, Recounted By The Previous Rebbe, And Explained By The Rebbe. Click here for the class handout
58:10
August 29, 2021
The Lost Child (Parshat Ki Tetzei)
The Lost Child (Parshat Ki Tetzei)
The Lost Child The real meaning of the “rebellious son.” (Parshat Ki Tetzei)
13:47
August 22, 2021
Torah Class - Ki Tavo: The Complicated Calendar
Torah Class - Ki Tavo: The Complicated Calendar
Ki Tavo: The Complicated Calendar This coming year is going to be a Jewish Leap Year. How do these leap years work? Why are they instituted? And what does it say about the Jews? An astrological journey in the heavens, its impact on the Jewish calendar, and the Jewish soul. Click here for the class handout
01:04:09
August 22, 2021
Torah Class - Ki Teitze: Judaism And Polygamy?
Torah Class - Ki Teitze: Judaism And Polygamy?
Torah Class - Ki Teitze: Judaism And Polygamy? When was polygamy banned in Judaism? Who didn’t agree? Why was the initiator known as “light of the exile”? The history of Rabbeinu Gershom’s landmark enactments and their kabbalistic significance. Click here for the class handout
58:25
August 15, 2021
Democracy Vs. Dictatorship (Parshat Shoftim)
Democracy Vs. Dictatorship (Parshat Shoftim)
Democracy Vs. Dictatorship (Parshat Shoftim)
15:15
August 13, 2021
Torah Class - Shoftim: The Soldier Or The War?
Torah Class - Shoftim: The Soldier Or The War?
Shoftim: The Soldier Or The War? The Torah commands that several groups of soldiers be absolved of their military obligation. Why? Is this for the benefit of the war? Or maybe for some social purpose? Class here for the class handout
52:33
August 08, 2021
A Place In Heaven (Parshat Re'eh)
A Place In Heaven (Parshat Re'eh)
A Place In Heaven (Parshat Re'eh) #JackieMason
17:09
August 06, 2021
Tips For The Delta Variant (Parshat Eikev)
Tips For The Delta Variant (Parshat Eikev)
Tips For The Delta Variant (Parshat Eikev)
16:38
August 01, 2021
Torah Class - Re’eh: Traditiooon – Tradition!
Torah Class - Re’eh: Traditiooon – Tradition!
Re’eh: Traditiooon – Tradition! We all have family customs that accompany each Jewish holiday which often occupy us more than the mitzvahs of the holiday themselves. Are we exaggerating? Have we lost the proper equilibrium? Click here for the class handout
59:12
August 01, 2021
Torah Class - Eikev: Must I Do Everything Myself?
Torah Class - Eikev: Must I Do Everything Myself?
Ekev: Must I Do Everything Myself? Your advisors always tell you to delegate authority and focus on a target audience. Can these principles be applied to the world of education as well? Click here for the class handout
01:00:28
July 25, 2021
Torah Class - Va’etchanan: Are You Emotional Or Intellectual?
Torah Class - Va’etchanan: Are You Emotional Or Intellectual?
Va’etchanan: Are You Emotional Or Intellectual? The secret to success is to properly balance our minds and hearts. A daily ritual, dating back to the days of the Egyptians, will help you attain this balance. Click here for the class handout
48:60
July 20, 2021
 A Legend Of Destruction - In Honor Of Tisha B'av
A Legend Of Destruction - In Honor Of Tisha B'av
A Legend Of Destruction In Honor Of Tisha B'av 
14:10
July 16, 2021
Torah Class - Tisha B’av: Rejoicing In Tragedy
Torah Class - Tisha B’av: Rejoicing In Tragedy
Tisha B’av: Rejoicing In Tragedy When the Jews saw the Temple burning, they rejoiced… Really? What was joyful about the destruction of the Temple? The Arizal, the great Kabbalist, uncovers the secret. Click here for the class handout 
56:49
July 11, 2021
The Happiest Man On Earth-
The Month Of Av
The Happiest Man On Earth- The Month Of Av
The Happiest Man On Earth- The Month Of Av
15:40
July 11, 2021
Torah Class - Menachem-Av: Solace Through Yearning
Torah Class - Menachem-Av: Solace Through Yearning
Torah Class Menachem-Av: Solace Through Yearning We sometimes yearn for certain experiences or feel nostalgia for things that are out of our control. Should we push those feelings aside? Or do they serve a purpose of their own? Click here for the class handout
50:17
July 04, 2021
The Tragedy In Florida. All Good Things Come In Three’s (Parshat Pinchas)
The Tragedy In Florida. All Good Things Come In Three’s (Parshat Pinchas)
The Tragedy In Florida. All Good Things Come In Three’s (Parshat Pinchas)
17:23
July 01, 2021
Torah Class - Pinchas: How To Deal With Bias?
Torah Class - Pinchas: How To Deal With Bias?
Torah Class - Pinchas: How To Deal With Bias? How objective are you? How much bias is involved in your decision-making process? And what lesson can we learn from the challenge of Tzelafchad’s five daughters to Moses? Click here for the class handout
01:00:00
June 27, 2021
A Knock On The Roof (17th of Tammuz)
A Knock On The Roof (17th of Tammuz)
A knock on the roof (17th of Tammuz)
13:34
June 24, 2021
Torah Class - 17th of Tammuz: The Breach In The Wall – A Good Development Or A Bad One?
Torah Class - 17th of Tammuz: The Breach In The Wall – A Good Development Or A Bad One?
17th of Tammuz The Breach In The Wall – A Good Development Or A Bad One? On which date did the Babylonians invade Jerusalem? Was it the ninth of Tammuz or the seventeenth? An apparent contradiction in ancient Jewish sources is resolved by examining biblical military strategies — with the insight and awareness that a bad situation can always be turned into a good one. Click here for the class handout
01:02:59
June 20, 2021
Torah Class - Chukat: Dealing With Resentment
Torah Class - Chukat: Dealing With Resentment
Chukat: Dealing With Resentment There are times when we are offended by the words or actions of others. We don’t seek revenge, and when asked, we even forgive. But the bitter grudge remains. How can we free our hearts of those negative impulses? Click here for class handout
41:36
June 16, 2021
What is a Rebbe
(Parshat Korach)
What is a Rebbe (Parshat Korach)
What is a Rebbe (Parshat Korach)
16:10
June 11, 2021
Visiting the Rebbe's Gravesite
Visiting the Rebbe's Gravesite
Visiting the Rebbe's Gravesite
17:40
June 09, 2021
Herzog – The New President Of Israel (Parshat Shelach)
Herzog – The New President Of Israel (Parshat Shelach)
Herzog – The New President Of Israel (Parshat Shelach) This week, Israel elected a new president. What special gesture did he receive from the Rebbe, and what can he take from the Parsha to solve Israel’s challenges?
15:48
June 09, 2021
Torah Class - Gimmel Tammuz/Korach: Don’t Abandon Ship
Torah Class - Gimmel Tammuz/Korach: Don’t Abandon Ship
Torah Class - Gimmel Tammuz/Korach: Don’t Abandon Ship Why was Moses buried in the desert? Why are the Chabad Rebbes buried in the diaspora? A fascinating Kabbalistic discussion about the responsibilities of Jewish leaders and how they continue to tend to their communities—even after their passing. Click here for the class handout
01:07:05
June 06, 2021
Gefilte fish on Shabbat (Parshat Behaalotecha)
Gefilte fish on Shabbat (Parshat Behaalotecha)
Gefilte fish on Shabbat (Parshat Behaalotecha)
14:50
May 28, 2021
Torah Class - Behaloscha: Is It Really Never Too Late?
Torah Class - Behaloscha: Is It Really Never Too Late?
Torah Class - Behaloscha: Is It Really Never Too Late? The holiday of pesach sheni (second passover) famously teaches that it is never too late. Is that also true of the worst sins and crimes? This is a story of someone who received a message from heaven that it was too late, and yet he still received another chance. Click here for the class handout
52:23
May 23, 2021
The Second Generation (Parshat Naso)
The Second Generation (Parshat Naso)
The Second Generation (Parshat Naso)
11:08
May 21, 2021
Jewish Theology - It's All About The Mishpacha (Shavuot)
Jewish Theology - It's All About The Mishpacha (Shavuot)
Jewish Theology - It's All About The Mishpacha (Shavuot) 
18:56
May 20, 2021
The Pew Study - Good News About Chabad (Shavuot)
The Pew Study - Good News About Chabad (Shavuot)
The Pew Study Good News For Chabad (Shavuot)
14:47
May 20, 2021
Torah Class - Naso: Be Smart And Apologize!
Torah Class - Naso: Be Smart And Apologize!
Torah Class Naso: Be Smart And Apologize! G-d warned adam that he would die if he ate from the tree of knowledge. Yet he lived to the ripe old age of 930! What happened? And how was it connected to the tabernacle in the desert? Click here for the class handout
55:42
May 16, 2021
Mountain of miracles (Parshat Bamidbar)
Mountain of miracles (Parshat Bamidbar)
Mountain of miracles (Parshat Bamidbar)
15:56
May 14, 2021
Torah Class - Shavuot: The Anatomy Of A Custom
Torah Class - Shavuot: The Anatomy Of A Custom
Shavuot: The Anatomy Of A Custom Click here for the class handout
01:01:23
May 09, 2021
The Key for Blessings! How do we become a vessel for G-d's grace (Parshat Behar-Bechukotai)
The Key for Blessings! How do we become a vessel for G-d's grace (Parshat Behar-Bechukotai)
The Key for Blessings! How do we become a vessel for G-d's grace (Parshat Behar-Bechukotai)
17:27
May 07, 2021
Torah Class - Behar-Bechukosai: Three Layers Of Comfort
Torah Class - Behar-Bechukosai: Three Layers Of Comfort
Behar-Bechukosai: Three Layers Of Comfort Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, his son Rabbi Elazar, and the Rebbe each provide a message of encouragement to the Jewish people. The inspiration begins with the Talmud, continues through the Zohar, and receives a new layer of insight through the teachings of Chassidism. Click here for the class handout 
01:06:03
May 02, 2021
Torah Class - Emor: High Court On The Dock
Torah Class - Emor: High Court On The Dock
Torah Class - Emor: High Court On The Dock The prophet Elijah delivers a scathing rebuke to the high court, the group of the most respected elders of Israel. Their crime? They failed to wander through the shtetls and teach Jewish children. Click here for the class handout
58:51
April 25, 2021
A Friday Night Chupah? Lag Ba'omer - a day for weddings!
A Friday Night Chupah? Lag Ba'omer - a day for weddings!
A Friday Night Chupah? Lag Ba'omer - a day for weddings!
17:33
April 23, 2021
Don’t Submit To Circumstance
Don’t Submit To Circumstance
Don’t Submit To Circumstance The new Chabad center in Hanover is a symbol of Jewish strength. What can we learn from it? (Parshat Tazria-Metzorah)
22:14
April 19, 2021
Torah Class - Acharei Mot-Kedoshim: Why Did They Cry?
Torah Class - Acharei Mot-Kedoshim: Why Did They Cry?
Torah Class Acharei Mot-Kedoshim: Why Did They Cry? In the second temple era, tensions between the sadducees and the pharisees would come to a head when the leading rabbis would coach the high priest for his worship on yom kippur. They would all leave in tears. What exactly was going on? Click here for the class handout
56:14
April 18, 2021
Torah Class - Sefirat Haomer: From Passover To Shavuot
Torah Class - Sefirat Haomer: From Passover To Shavuot
Sefirat Haomer From Passover To Shavuot Before Passover, we scrub our houses clean of all leavened bread. Yet, just a few weeks later, chametz becomes a most important element of the Holy Temple service. Why the transformation? What does it represent in the journey of the soul? Click here for a class handout
45:27
April 11, 2021
Do Birds have Character? (Parshat Shemini)
Do Birds have Character? (Parshat Shemini)
Do Birds have Character? (Parshat Shemini)
16:41
April 09, 2021
Torah Class - Parshat Shmini: Behind the Kosher Scenes
Torah Class - Parshat Shmini: Behind the Kosher Scenes
Parshat Shmini: Behind the Kosher Scenes Fins and scales, split hooves and chewing cud. How is it relevant to me? Click here for the class handout
51:43
April 06, 2021
Drama in the Suez Canal. The Jewish Connection (Passover)
Drama in the Suez Canal. The Jewish Connection (Passover)
Drama in the Suez Canal. The Jewish Connection (Passover)
14:08
April 02, 2021