Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses what is the judgment of Rosh Hashana focused on.
On Parshat Nitzavim, Mrs. Shira Smiles addresses the question: If Hashem tells us that teshuva and Torah are so close, why does it seem so far away to us?
On Parshat Ki -Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses following in Hashem’s ways and how practicing the mitzvot facilitates an outpouring of blessing from above.
Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Pinchas.
Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Balak.
Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Chukas.
Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Korach.
Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Shlach.
Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Bamidbar.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses the Students Of Rabbi Akiva.
On Parshat Bechukotai, Mrs. Shira Smiles gives us insight into the verse, “If you behave casually towards me then I too will behave casually towards you.” The class further discusses how a Jew must make spiritual pursuits the focal point of his life.
On Parshat Behar, Mrs. Shira Smiles gives us insight into the Yovel (jubilee) year and the purpose of sounding the shofar on Yom Kippur of the fiftieth year.
Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Emor .
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses The Power Of The Month Of Iyar.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses the Holiday of Pesach.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses the Connection between the Month Of Adar and Nissan.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn discusses Happiness in the month of Adar.
Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Smemini.
Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Vayikra.
Rebbetzin Leah Kohn the Month Of Adar.
On Parshat Pekudei, Mrs. Shira smiles discusses the correlation between building the mishkan and building a mini sanctuary in our homes.
On Parshat Vayakhel, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the donations the Jewish people brought to the Tabernacle. There is never anything superfluous in one’s service of Hashem . The process of giving of ourselves and of our material wealth for spirituality may have started with our ancestors, but it continues to this day.
On Parshat Ki Tisa, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how to bring the beauty and joy of Shabbat into the home.
On Parshat Tezaveh, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the priestly garments and how clothes define a person’s function and mission.
On Parshat Terumah, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how just as the planks of the Mishkan needed to be set up in a specific order, our lives too must be structured and ordered to achieve perfection in Avodat Hashem.
On Parshat Mishpatim, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the verse, “You shall not taunt or oppress a stranger for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.” The class examines the great weight placed in heaven on being sensitive to the feelings of others.
On Parshat Yitro, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the Jewish people’s arrival at Har Sinai and the unity that reigned among them as they prepared to accept the Torah.
On Parshat Beshalach, Mrs, Shira Smiles discusses Moshe’s act of taking the bones of Yosef out of Egypt.
On Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses man’s role on this world. While the results are up to Hashem, man is meant to toil to reach the tzurat ha’adam, the perfected human form Adam was before the sin.
On Parshat Va’eira, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the plague of hail and how Moshe had to go to a world above the heavens to bring down the miraculous seemingly paradoxical hailstones.