Story of Devorah
Bereishit Lesson IV – The Serpent and Tree of Knowledge
Why is Yaakov Avinu crying the first time he meets Rachael Emeinu
Rav Moshe Wolfson quoted
Bereishit – Lesson III – Let Us Make HaAdam
Why is Avraham Avinu ‘s crying for Sara limited? A lesson in how to live and how to die
Eating can connect you to Hashem. Understand the power of Food.
Bereishit – Lesson II – Six Days of Creation
Bereishit – Lesson 1 – Creation Ex Nihilo – Being from Nothingness
Be Kind . It makes Hashem live in this world. Bring Him down… This world counts and requires action! Appreciate Mitzvas!! 11:52 Lebovitz Bar Mitzvah Gets a call out! Get off the mountain, join the world and help people.
The War of the 4 and 5 Kings – Relationship of Women to Tefillin and Talis
Diversity and Distance – Story of the Tower of Bavel
Torah purifies you to your pre gan eden state!
Why Sarah Laughed – למה צחקה שרה – A study of Parshat VaYera
Biblical Perspectives on What Makes Us Human
Parshat Vaeira begins with Hashem’s declaration of His intent to redeem the Jewish people from Egypt. What was the ultimate purpose of the redemption from Egypt?
In Parshat Vayechi, Yaakov Avinu blesses Menashe and Efraim, Yosef’s children. Why is this considered Yosef’s blessing, and what is the true purpose of blessing someone?
In Parshas Vayigash, the emotional confrontation between
An in-depth exploration of the purpose and message of Yosef’s dreams in Parshat Vayeshev.
In Parshat Vayishlach, Yaakov Avinu turns down Eisav’s offer to accompany him in peace as they continue on their life’s journey. Why?
The connection between Yaakov Avinu, tefilla, and the Beit Hamikdash is explored within the context of the episode in Parshat Vayeitzei when Yaakov awakens on Har Hamoriah and calls the place ‘the House of Hashem’.
This shiur on Parshat Toldot attempts to explain the seeming contradiction between Yaakov Avinu’s essence, which was the embodiment of Truth, with his actions in taking the brachot fro Yitzchak, which seemed to be the ultimate deception.
Parshat Chayei Sara begins with the sale of the Mearat Hamachpela, the Cave of Machpela, from Efron to Avraham Avinu, for the burial of his wife Sarah. An exploration of this episode.
We compare and contrast the intention of the residents of Sodom in Parshas Vayeira to harm Lot’s visitors, with the terrible episode of Pilegesh Bigiva found in Sefer Shoftim.
In this shiur of Parshat Lech Lecha, we exploring Avraham Avinu’s impact on his many disciples.
An exploration of the episode of Shem and Yafet’s act of respect for their father Noach after he planted a vineyard and was affected by the wine he drank, and their subsequent reward for their ‘kibud av’.
An explanation of the Midrash describing the complaint of the moon and the shrinking of its size during the world’s Creation.
An overview of Yaakov’s bracha and rebuke to Reuven regarding his midda of ‘pachaz kamayim’.
The passuk which describes the vision which Yaakov had on his down to Egypt switches from Yisrael to Yaakov. In this class, we explore the significance of the shift from Yisrael to Yaakov, and what each name represents.
The relationship between Yaakov, Esav, and Yosef, based on the Midrash, and how this Midrash relates to Chanuka.
Mrs. Smiles discusses Yaakov’s decision to leave Charan.