Rabbi Hanoch Teller explores the concept of Achdut, and talks about how to attain true, unconditional love for our fellow Jews.
Is loving one’s fellow Jew an obligation from the Torah? Rabbi David explores this topic, tracing the mitzvot relating to Ahavat Yisrael starting from the pesukim in the Torah. He then discusses the comments of the Rambam and the Ktav V’Hakaballah on the application of these mitzvot, including examples of the levels of Ahavat Yisrael that were reached by great Jews like R’ Aryeh Levine.
Rebbetzin Tzipporah Heller discusses why all Jews are connected with one another, and explains how individuality and Achdut are not conflicting values.
Rabbi Shimon Isaacson develops the theme of Jewish Unity and collective responsibility with a discussion of the requirement to rebuke one’s fellow Jew when he transgresses a Torah law. Rabbi Isaacson speaks about both the Halachot and the Hashkafot, perspectives, that one should have, especially in a case where one knows that his rebuke will be ignored.
Mrs. Shira Smiles explores the proper mindsets that enable a person to have a greater sensitivity towards others.