Maalot HaTorah

Our Deepest Struggles

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This video is class 10 of 15 in the series Tree of Life: The Centrality of Torah Study.

Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller describes how the yetzer hara, our evil inclination, seeks out the most vulnerable areas of the human psyche for his attacks, such as the human need to communicate and sexual desire. The Torah, and the clarity it provides us, helps us to emerge successfully from these existential struggles, and enables our refinement of ourselves us in these areas.


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

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This video is class 5 of 49 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.