Tisha B’Av: Teaching Our Children about the Churban

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This video is class 20 of 20 in the series Bringing Torah to Life: Deepening our Children's Jewish Experience.

In this shiur (Torah class) on enriching our children’s religious experience, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller talks about how to help our children understand the loss we suffered during the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash, and how to relate to the mournful tone of Tisha B’Av.

Building Parent-Child Relationships

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This video is class 6 of 20 in the series Bringing Torah to Life: Deepening our Children's Jewish Experience.

In this chinuch shiur (class) on bringing depth to our children’s appreciation for Torah, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller addresses the balance between building a trusting relationship with one’s teen-aged children while still asserting the need for kibud av v’aim, and submission to parental authority.

Questions and Answers for Today’s Jewish Woman, Part 17

Posted on Posted in Bitachon, Chinuch, Contemporary Issues, Family
This video is class 17 of 48 in the series Rebbetzin's Perspective.

This Torah shiur (class) features Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller responding to questions sent to her from female students of Naaleh. Rebbetzin Heller answers each question with humor, and perception, and insight. Some of the topics discussed in this class are helping friends cope with infertility, balancing lashon hara with the desire to develop a close relationship with one’s children, dealing with personal tragedy, and correct attitudes in the Israeli elections.

Questions and Answers for Today’s Jewish Woman, Part 13

Posted on Posted in Chinuch, Contemporary Issues, Family, Shabbat
This video is class 13 of 48 in the series Rebbetzin's Perspective.

In this question and answer session, Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller addresses real issues and struggles sent in by Naaleh students all over the world. Issues such as how to relate to the war in Southern Israel, dealing with the loneliness of singlehood, strategies to deal with the ‘off the derech’ phenomenon, how to create the right atmosphere on Shabbat and many others, are related to with sensitivity, wisdom, and humor.

Questions and Answers for Today’s Jewish Woman, Part 10

Posted on Posted in Bitachon, Chinuch, Contemporary Issues, Family
This video is class 10 of 48 in the series Rebbetzin's Perspective.

In this Torah shiur (class) on Achieving Balance, Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller answers real questions from Naaleh students across the globe. This class answers questions about how to raise happy children, how to fight the urge to speak lashon hara, coping with mental illness, developing bitachon despite not having a model of loving parents, finding the strength to forgive someone who has not apologized for wrongdoing, and more.

Questions and Answers for Today’s Jewish Woman, Part 9

Posted on Posted in Chinuch, Contemporary Issues, Family
This video is class 9 of 48 in the series Rebbetzin's Perspective.

In this Torah shiur (class) on Achieving Balance, Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller answers real questions from Naaleh students across the globe. This class answers questions about living in Israel, reaching out to kids with limited Jewish education, the role of leisure in Judaism, and more.

Questions and Answers for Today’s Jewish Women, Part 5

Posted on Posted in Chinuch, Contemporary Issues, Family, Marriage, Tefilla, The Value of Torah
This video is class 5 of 48 in the series Rebbetzin's Perspective.

This Torah shiur (class) by Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller deals with the challenges and conflicts that exist in today’s society. As in the previous classes in this series, Rebbetzin Heller continues to answer real questions that have been sent to her by Naaleh students across the world. This class answers questions relating to mothering young children, balancing obligations to a husband’s Torah learning, dealing with the struggle of superficiality and materialism, Kavana during prayer, and developing empathy to fellow Jews.

Questions and Answers for Today’s Jewish Women, Part 4

Posted on Posted in Chinuch, Contemporary Issues, Elul, Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Family
This video is class 4 of 48 in the series Rebbetzin's Perspective.

In this question and answer session by Rebbetzin Heller, Jewish women throughout the world reach out with their daily challenges. Rebbetzin Heller addresses each question with sensitivity, wisdom, and humor. Some of the question included in this class are how to feel ready for judgement without attending shul on Rosh Hashana, how to cope with children who are struggling with their Judaism, and how one should deal with the attraction of secular novels and music.