Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller sums up the philosophical truths and principles of life that are presented by Shlomo Hamelech (King Solomon) in Sefer Kohelet.
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller speaks about the transience of all physical goals and even our own bodies’ eventual demise. Only Yirat Hashem endures.
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller shows how complex people and situations can be remedied by using the mind, heart, and body in the right way.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explores the difficulty in resolving the seeming similarity between the fate of the Tzaddik and Rasha.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller talks about how living a life of morality and awareness makes life better in this world, even though we often see Tzaddikim who suffer n this world.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller continues an anaylsis of Perek 7.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explores Perek 7.
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller continues teaching the fifth perek (chapter) of the megilla. Shlomo Hamelech (King Solomon) speaks about seeing the big picture as one lives one life and finding proper focus in both material and spiritual areas.
On Megillat Kohelet, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller reads and explains the fifth chapter of the Megilla. This chapter begins with admonishments not to speak disrespectfully of Hashem if one doesn’t understand His ways, and of the importance of keeping one’s word.
On Megillat Kohelet, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller teaches the fourth perek of the Megilla. In this perek, Shlomo Hamelech (King Solomon) discusses the falsehood of this material world and its accompanying fantasies, the tikkun (fixing) of Gehinom (Hell), and the strength of togetherness and positive human relationships.
On Megillat Kohelet, Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller discusses our relationship with time. Time is a backdrop for many of life’s challenges. If we respond to our current challenges with a realization that our response forms us, we will be able to maximize the opportunities we encounter.
On Megillat Kohelet, continuing the first perek (chapter) and the beginning of the second perek
On Megillat Kohelet, Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller discusses the uniqueness of the five Megillot, and the specific theme of this Megilla. She begins learning the first perek (chapter) inside the text, analyzing the words of the pesukim and delving into their timely messages.
In this Torah shiur (class), Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks about suffering that does not have a clear cause.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks about exile and redemption, as well as how and why the covenant can lead us to teshuvah. Rebbetzin Heller then reviews the concept of ‘choseness’.
In this Torah shiur (class), Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explores the concepts of having trust and living an integrated life.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller examines the spiritual nature of Emunah in Achdut Hashem, which Jews use to discover Hashem through the cycle of exile and redemption.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains that if we want to fulfill our mission as a chosen people, we must have enough sense of direction to give the choseness expression, personally and collectively.
In this Torah shiur (class) Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller asks: When the feeling of anxiety surfaces, is it always from distrust of Hashem? Rebbetzin Heller sheds light on this question.
In this shiur (Torah class), Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains how one develops the midah of bitachon and keeps it as one keeps a mitzvah. Rebbetzin Heller suggests specific and practical ways to respond to a situation in a manner that illustrates bitachon is at least “in the background.”
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains how our ‘choseness’ is different from the centrality of ‘Esav’ in the world’s spiritual evolution.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains how each Jew has a distinct role to play in the collective destiny of the Jewish people and how each role must be performed on behalf of our brethren.
In this Torah class (shiur), Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller asks the question: are we obligated to expend effort in order to achieve desired results, or can we rely on Hashem to provide for us? Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller delves into this question, using the Torah ideas of the Maharal, Rav Dessler, and others.
In this week’s class on the Meaning of Trust, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller discusses the ideas of Simcha and Bitachon.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller uses the Maharal’s interpretation to go over the Pesukim in Parshat Yitro that describe our being chosen.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller discusses how Eisav’s sale of the birthright to Yaakov reflected the opposing life choices of both Yaakov and Eisav.
In this class, Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller expounds on the idea that Yaakov and Esav were both born potential tzadikim, though each one was meant to focus on a different aspect of serving G-d.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller discusses the story of Yishmael’s banishment from Avraham’s household and how Avraham was given the status of chosen, but only one of his sons inherited that status.
Abraham, father of the belief in the G-d of Israel, asked G-d “How will I know that my children will want the legacy of Faith You are promising me?” G-d answered him through the symbolism of the animals sacrificed at the Brit Bein Habetarim.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller discusses the legacy of the Jews’ role as the Chosen People as beginning with the Promise of G-d to Abraham at the Brit Bein Habetarim.