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Parshat Bechukotai - a very nice classFruit Fruition - Parshat BechukotaiDescriptionFeatured, Parshat BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-05-24 01:01:41

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Jubilee Jubilation - Parasha BeharFeatured, Parshat BeharRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-05-23 01:01:37

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Infusion and Input Parasha EmorParshat Emor, FeaturedRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-05-22 01:03:50

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Judging Judiciously P. KedoshimParshat KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-05-22 01:03:14

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DeyeinuDayenu DirectiveDescriptionPesach, InsightRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-04-11 01:02:16

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Pesach ThoughtsBeautiful Birth - PesachDescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-03-29 01:00:15

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Parasha TzavTimely Thanksgiving P. TzavDescriptionParshat TzavRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-03-25 01:00:29

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Thoughts for Purim revelant to the current crisis in Eretz YisraelPurim ThoughtsDescriptionPurimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-03-21 00:08:58

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Purim and realtionship to Eretz YisraelYerushalyim Yearning - PurimDescriptionPurimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-03-15 01:04:18

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What do the Sockets and the collection of the half shekel mean for us?Hallowed Hooks - P. PekudeiDescriptionParshat PekudeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-03-07 01:03:50

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What is the purpose of the kiyor ( the washing station in the Miskan - Tabernacle ? What is the significance in where it was placed? What is the symbolism of the mirrors that the women donated?Mirroring Mirrors Mindset - P. VayakhelDescriptionParshat VayakhelRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-03-02 01:00:31

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Why did Moshe Rabbenu break the luchot ( Stone tablets with 10 commandments ) only when he saw the egel ( golden calf ) ,? What does the Midrash mean when it says the 'letters flew away from the luchot"?Lofty Letters P. Ki TisaDescriptionParshat Ki TisaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-02-23 01:05:33

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The shiur analyzes the Midrash that compares the Jews to an olive. It is only through the beating and pressing process that we are able to find the inner light that is contained within us on a national and personal level.Operation Olive Oil - P. TetzaveDescriptionParshat TetzaveRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-02-16 01:07:43

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Midrash, Moshe Rabbenu couldn't understand how he could build a Mishakan that reflected the celestial world. Hashem said, you use your 'paints' and I will bring down my glory. What are those 'paints' that we need to use to bring down Hashem's glory.Picture Perfect - P. TerumahDescriptionParshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-02-08 01:02:59

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What is mission of the Jewish peopleFood, Fellowship and Fruition - P. MishpatimDescriptionParshat MishpatimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-02-01 01:00:38

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What does it mean that at the giving of the Torah, the people saw sound. Explained in five different ways. Seeing Spirtual Sights - Parasha YisroDescriptionParshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-01-24 01:02:04

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WHat is the connection between the different explanations fo the word Ve'an-vehu. How does building a sanctuary, beautifying the mitzvoth, and emulating Hashem have to do with each other.Adornment, Attachement and Abode - P. BeshalachDescriptionParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-01-18

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Nothing exists except for Hashem"Coming" Challenge - Parasha BoDescriptionParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-01-12 01:00:48

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Explores why the makah of barad was considered equal to all the makot. Further, why is this the only makah that refers to the makah penetrating Paraoh's heart. The shiur focuses on the importance of listening to our messages, and strengthening our fear of Hashem.Heavenly Hail Parasha VaeiraDescriptionParshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2024-01-05 01:04:02

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Why did the Jews suffer in Egypt? What did they do?Spoken Secrets Parasha ShemosDescriptionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-12-29 01:02:36

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Life of Yaakov AvinuBlockages and Blindness - Parasha VayechiDescriptionParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-12-22 01:02:53

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Story of YochevedBirth by Breaches Parasha VayigashDescriptionParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-12-15 00:59:15

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Chanuka relatedDarkness's Dawn P. MiketzDescriptionParshat MikeitzRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-12-08 01:01:05

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Chanuka 5784Breaking Barriers - ChanukaDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-12-01 01:02:39

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Being a nothing can lead to great thingsDiminishment Deciphered P VayishlachDescriptionParshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-11-24 01:02:18

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Angels , what do we do with them?Angel's Ascent Accentuated Parshat VayeitzeiDescriptionParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-11-17 01:02:29

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why could not Yitzak Avinu leave the land?Laudable Land - P. ToldosDescriptionParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-11-09 01:02:18

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KindnessChesed Compatibility Parasha Chayei SaraDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-11-03 01:00:20

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PrayerPrayer's Place - Parasha VayeiraDescriptionParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-10-26 01:01:17

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Nature of Hagar - mother of the Arab NationHagars Hope[lessness] P. Lech LechaDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-10-20 01:01:12

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What are the generations of Noah Noah created himself. Invest in your actions like you invest in your children.Powerful Progeny - Parasha NoahDescriptionParshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-10-13 01:03:09

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How do we respond to the current events Everything depends on how we pray.How do we respond to the situation ? Supplication - Seeing the Source Parasha Bereisheet -DescriptionParshat BereishitRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-10-09 00:55:50

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Al Het for the sin of us not being honest and not keeping one' word. Mrs. Smiles expains this.Honing Honesty - Yom Kipur Al Chet SeriesDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-09-07 01:02:29

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power of the group and Rosh HashanaEntity , Enmeshment and Equality P. NitzavimDescriptionParshat Nitzavim-VayeilechRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-09-02 01:06:25

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AmalekAmalek's Antidote P. Ki Tavo 5783DescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-08-25 01:00:11

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Rosh Hashana - why is called a remembrance of going out of Eygpt?Exodus Examined- Rosh HashanaDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-08-21 01:04:35

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How to fight the yeser hara - the evil in us.Proactive, Peaceful and Positive - P. Ki Teitzei and ElulDescriptionParshat Ki TeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-08-18 00:56:24

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How to approach Elul and torah on the Maseiva ( Massive Prayer Stone ) Pillars: Perspective, People and Priorities - P. Shoftim and Intro to ElulDescriptionParshat ShoftimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-08-11 01:02:39

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prioritiesPrioritizing Priorities - P. Matos MaseiDescriptionParshat Matot-MaseiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-07-06 00:58:11

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What does his grandfather making cows fat have to do with Pinchas?Looking at Lineage P. PinchasDescriptionParshat PinchasRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-06-30 00:58:28

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Value of PeacePursuing Peace - Parasha ChukasDescriptionParshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-06-21 00:59:32

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Envy , how do we deal with it? One of the most practical down to Earth classes by this speaker. Recommended by Rabanim in Ramat Bet Shemesh. Given this shabbas at Dolev 80 Kalal Yisrael Shul in person. Join scores of Women who hear this speaker on Shabbas Kodesh live in person!Exploring Envy - Parasha KorachDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-06-15 00:56:53

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Blue - there is more depth than meets the eye. Blue is not just blue.Blue"s Beckoning - Parasha ShelachDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-06-08 00:59:29

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What is upside down nun mean?Notable Nunn'sDescriptionParshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-06-01 01:03:40

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Why is Megila Rus read on Shauvos?Kindness and Kingship - ShavuosDescriptionShavuotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-05-19 01:02:00

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The order of the tribes is like the order of procession of Yaakov Aivnu's funeral. why?Poignant Procession Parasha BemidbarDescriptionParshat BamidbarRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-05-12 00:57:30

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what does it mean " i will stroll with you "Beautiful Bliss Parasha BechukotaiDescriptionParshat BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-05-05 01:00:30

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Why said to count Omer the day after Shabbas?Inspiration and Impression- Parasha EmorDescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-04-30 01:01:01

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Holiness Graciousness, Greatness and Gratitude - P. Achrei - KedoshimDescriptionParshat Achrei Mot-KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-04-21 01:03:02

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Korach - the matzah and marror eatten together. what does this mean?Special Sandwich - Korach - PesachDescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-03-17 01:02:48

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Wine Wines' WisdomDescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-03-09 01:00:47

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Purim and Teshuva - Quote from Tikunei Zohar How is Purim is like Yom KippurSacred Sanctity - PurimDescriptionPurimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-03-01 00:57:58

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TesavehPurposeful Pomegranates Parasha TesavehDescriptionParshat TetzaveRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-02-24 00:59:18

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TerumaAspiration and Allegiance - Parasha TerumaDescriptionParshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-02-16 01:02:30

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Shekalim - Message for Purim - not just a partyCoin's Counterbalance - P Shekalim - MishpatimDescriptionParshat MishpatimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-02-09 01:03:54

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YitroProtection and Promotion - P. YitroDescriptionParshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-02-02 00:59:47

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BeshalachLucidness and Loftiness P BeshalachDescriptionParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-01-26 01:04:19

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BoMix Multitude Mire - Parasha BoDescriptionParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-01-19 01:07:53

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VaeiraTerminating "Tolerance" Parasha VaeiraDescriptionParshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-01-12 01:01:18

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shemosIdentity Infusion - Parasha ShemosDescriptionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2023-01-05 01:02:40

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VayechiEstrangement Explored - Parasha VayechiDescriptionParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-12-29 01:01:36

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vayigashRemarkable Reunion Parasha VayigashDescriptionParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-12-22 01:03:52

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ChanukaMultifarious Manifestations of MIracle - ChanukaDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-12-16 01:01:06

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VayeishevTethering Tranquility and Turmoil - P VayeishevDescriptionParshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-12-10 01:03:38

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ShabbasBountiful and Bounded Bondaries P VayishlachDescriptionParshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-12-01 01:03:03

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StonesSymbolic Stones - Parasha VayeitzeiDescriptionParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-11-24 01:00:32

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WellsWell's Weltanschauung - Parasha ToldosDescriptionParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-11-18 01:06:01

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Spark of Eliyahu HanaviExalted Expiring Experience - P Chayei SaraDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-11-11 01:06:43

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Mitzvah MindsetArdent Aspiration P VayeiraDescriptionParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-11-04 01:01:51

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Lech LechaJourney's Judgement P. Lech LechaDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-10-28 00:58:45

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the window or was it a rock?Luminous Light P NoahDescriptionParshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-10-28 01:02:35

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Yom KippurSacred Speech Yom KippurDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-09-29 01:00:27

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teshuvaTeshuva: Basic Building Blocks to Being Brought BackDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-09-22 00:40:49

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Mizmor Ladavid OriRosh Hashana Incredible IlluminationDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-09-15 01:04:51

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we are special. Fundamental Ideas ...Underscoring Uniqueness - Parasha Ki TavoDescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-09-08 01:01:36

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ElulPrefect Present - Parasha Ki Teitzei- ElulDescriptionParshat Ki TeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-09-01 00:58:14

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MountainsMONUMENTAL MOMENT - Parasha DevarimDescriptionParshat DevarimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-08-02 00:58:46

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PrayerPrayer's Power - Parasha MaseiDescriptionParshat Matot-MaseiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-07-28 00:58:27

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What should we do during the 3 weeks. one ideaFinal Fire - the 3 weeksDescriptionThe Three Weeks, Tisha B'avRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-07-21 01:01:37

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PinchasUnpretentiousness Unveiled - P PinchasDescriptionParshat PinchasRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-07-14 00:55:25

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Architectural AstonishmentArchitectural Astonishment - Parasha BalakDescriptionParshat BalakRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-07-06 01:01:25

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Introspection ImperativeIntrospection Imperative Parasha ChukasDescriptionParshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-06-29 01:02:06

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VoicesVoracious Voice - Parasha KorachDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-06-24 00:58:25

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2 men or 12Reconnoiter Reasoning Parasha ShelachDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-06-16 01:00:39

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Remarkable Reward - Parasha BehaalotechaRemarkable Reward - Parasha BehaalotechaDescriptionParshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-06-08 00:56:54

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Tehillim and ShavuosDovid HaMelech's Dogma - Shavuos 5782DescriptionShavuotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-05-27 01:03:04

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Relationship with Hashem Counting and Connecting P BamidbarDescriptionParshat BamidbarRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-05-24 00:58:44

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BechukotaiRam's Reign Parasha BechukotaiDescriptionParshat BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-05-18 00:59:31

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beharGround Galvanization - Parasha BeharDescriptionParshat BeharRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-05-11 01:01:22

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Wonderous WavingWonderous Waving Parasha EmorDescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-05-05 00:57:12

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LoveLong Lasting Love - Parasha KedoshimDescriptionParshat KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-04-25 01:03:50

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Goat's Goading - Had Gadya PesachGoat's Goading - Had Gadya Pesach 5782DescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-04-14 01:01:54

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who wrote the Haggadah? Eliyahu the Navi! why?Pesach - Longitudinal LensDescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-03-24 01:02:29

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Limiting SelfUnpretentiousness and Understanding P. Para and ShemeniDescriptionParshat ShminiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-03-19 01:03:23

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Why do we celebrate Purim - Multiple levelsTranquility and Torah - Purim 5782DescriptionPurimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-03-10 00:58:34

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the little alefAccentuation Affection Parasha VayikaDescriptionParshat VayikraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-03-04 01:02:36

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BlessingsBeautiful Blessing Parasha PekudeiDescriptionParshat PekudeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-02-24 01:01:40

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the saga of the Mishkin continues. How do the rich give?Princes Procrastination Paraha VayakhelDescriptionParshat VayakhelRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-02-17 01:03:13

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Parshat Ki TisaRadiating Rays Parsha Ki TisaDescriptionParshat Ki TisaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-02-10 01:04:15

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Why is Moshe Rabeinu 's name left out?Observation on Omission - Parasha TesavehDescriptionParshat TetzaveRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-02-03 01:04:06

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Housing Holiness Housing Holiness Parasha TerumaDescriptionParshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-01-27 01:01:49

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Ear and Eerie Ear and EerieDescriptionParshat MishpatimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-01-20 01:01:28

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ShabbasShabbas ShalomDescriptionParshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-01-13 01:01:10

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BEcstatic Emunah P. BeshalahDescriptionParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-01-06 01:02:35

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430 years or 400 yearsEphraim's Escape Parasha BoDescriptionParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2022-01-02 01:02:43

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VayeiraGlorious Gratitude P VayeiraDescriptionParshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-12-26 01:02:24

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The Name Ekeh? "i will be" What does this name mean - Hashem talks to Moshe Rabeinu at the Burning BushEntering Eternity the name Ekeh Parasha Shemos -DescriptionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-12-16 01:00:56

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Yaakov Avinu message about bringing the Redemption closerRedemption Revealed P YayicheiDescriptionParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-12-09 01:02:58

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VayigashKIngs and Kinsman P. VayeegashDescriptionParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-12-03 01:00:07

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chanukaChanuka Rededication RevealedDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-11-26 01:05:30

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VayeishevSlander Scrutinized P. VayeishevDescriptionParshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-11-18 01:03:23

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YavyishlachSelflessness and Struggle - P. VayishlachDescriptionParshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-11-11 01:02:55

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AngelsAngels, Aspiration and Apparel - P. VayaseiDescriptionParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-11-04 01:02:52

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Power of VoiceVoice Vitality P. ToldosDescriptionParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-10-29 01:01:26

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Avraham's DaughterGirls and Gems P. Chayei Sara - Avraham's daughterDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-10-23 01:05:12

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Avraham's DaughterGirls and Gems P. Chaya SaraDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-10-22 01:06:42

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Story of Moav - Naming a Child What is the nature of the Name Moav - 3 levelsHaphazardness, Haughtiness and Hopelessness P. YaeiraDescriptionParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-10-15 01:04:40

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Lech LechaIconoclast Introduction Lech LechaDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-10-07 01:00:18

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Value of Human LifeExtermination, Embarrassment, & Existentialism P. NoahDescriptionParshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-09-30 01:01:16

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Al Het of Confusion of Heart, what does it mean to usYom Kippur Confused and ComatoseDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-09-03 01:02:03

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Remarkable RecollectionsRosh Hashana - Remarkable RecollectionsDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-08-30 01:01:47

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Nitzavim - Life is a struggle. Get used to it. Life is Process. Recommends a Book that will change your life. A New Approach to Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur: Based On The Teachings of HaRav Yitzchak BerkovitsNitzavim 5781DescriptionParshat Nitzavim-VayeilechRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-08-27 01:00:38

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Ki Tavo,,, This class is a classic . How do we relate to the favors people do for us? The favors Hashem does for us....Ki Tavo Appreciation Attunement and Atrophy vDescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-08-25 01:02:25

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Ki TavoKi Tavo Appreciation Attunement and Atrophy v2DescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-08-23

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Ki Teisei Returning the sheep and returning soulsKi Teisi - Restoration and RejuvenationDescriptionParshat Ki TeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-08-14 01:01:01

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Elul time to rebuild your heart and relationship to Hashem. Create the luchos ( tablets ) of your heart. This class will change your life FOREVER! Elul 5782 Entering and ExitingDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-08-08 01:01:02

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the three weeksSensitivity and Silence - the three weeksDescriptionThe Three Weeks, Tisha B'avRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-06-30 01:04:34

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BalakPeor: Parameters, Pessimism , and Prospect P. BalakDescriptionParshat BalakRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-06-18 01:02:18

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ChukasSoul Sovereignty - Sword vs Supplication - P. ChukasDescriptionParshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-06-10 01:03:17

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Shelach - Life is total Chesed. It is all Good. Hashem runs the world. Timing is Everything. what is special about number 40. How to give birthForging Forward Parasha ShelachDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-06-04 01:00:53

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KorachProgeny and Peace - KorachDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-06-04

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BehaalotechaExile Experience - BehaalotechaDescriptionParshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-05-22 01:00:17

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ParashaArticulation and Amazement Parasha NasoDescriptionParshat NasoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-05-17 01:02:05

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Parasha NasoArticulation and Amazement Parshat NasoDescriptionParshat NasoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-05-17

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Discover the depth of Shavuot and its focus on the Bikurim.Produce, Preparation, and ProgressDescriptionShavuotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-05-13 01:01:45

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The interplay between the performance of mitzvot and the functioning of the world.Makeover - Mitzvot and MankindDescriptionParshat BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-05-06 00:59:06

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SSensitivity and Submissiveness P. EmorDescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-04-27

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RevengeReviewing Revenge - Parasha KedoshimDescriptionParshat KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-04-17 01:01:45

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Tazria metzoraTazria-MetzoraDescriptionParshat Tazria-MetzoraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-04-12 01:01:38

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An intriguing journey into the power of the fire which came down as the Mishkan was inaugurated in Parshat Shemini.Fire, Fusion, Forgiveness and FruitionDescriptionParshat ShminiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-04-07 00:58:33

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An insightful overview of the symbolism and meaning of the egg traditionally placed on the Seder plate.Existential EggDescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-03-15 01:04:16

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BloodBasking in Bloods BountyDescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-03-14 01:02:26

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What is Wisdom of the HeartUnveiling Understanding P. Para Ki TisaDescriptionParshat Ki TisaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-02-28 01:01:38

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Explanation of Shoshanas YaakovPurim: Prayer and Providential PerspectiveDescriptionPurimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-02-20 01:04:32

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Why Torah say Take a donation instead of Give a donation. 3 levels for our Life. Generating Giving and Getting Gifts P. TerumahDescriptionParshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-02-15 01:00:15

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Understanding the meaning behind the laws of separating milk and meat.Mysticism of Milk and MeatDescriptionParshat MishpatimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-02-11 01:03:06

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YisroYisros Yearning P. YisroDescriptionParshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-01-29

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story of the MannFlask: Focusing on Faith P. BeshalachDescriptionParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-01-22

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How could Jews borrow things from Egypt if Jews didn't have any thought to give the things back. Why is Egyptian called our friend? Valuing Valuables P. BoDescriptionParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-01-15 01:00:53

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1 Faith in Hashem , He runs the show and Faith in Yourself and you can do something. Be Proud 2 Life is Tailor Made . 3 Give it all to Hashem Mesirat Nefesh . Help others. give to others. Make the World better... It takes your blood to do that . Blood is your model.Blood's Blight P. VaeiraDescriptionParshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-01-08 01:05:31

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Parasha ShemosSymbolic Staff and Serpent P. ShemosDescriptionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2021-01-01 01:02:18

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The unique traits of the tribes of Yosef and Yehuda, the two future kings of Israel.Finesse, Fusion, and FriendlinessDescriptionParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-12-29 01:01:48

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The perplexing story of Yosef's slavery and rise as it relates to building emunah in ourselves and our children.Dramatic DisbeliefDescriptionParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-12-20 00:59:39

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What is the essence of the celebration of Chanuka?Characterizing ChanukaDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-12-14 01:02:07

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Moshiach in the Parasha and Chanuka Thoughts Moshiach Momentum P. Vayeishev and Chanuka ThoughtsDescriptionParshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-12-05 01:01:39

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Story of Devorah Deciphering Devorah's Demise - P. VayishlachDescriptionParshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-11-27 01:03:42

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Why is Yaakov Avinu crying the first time he meets Rachael Emeinu Rav Moshe Wolfson quotedInconsolable and ImpoverishedDescriptionParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-11-20 01:02:59

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Why is Avraham Avinu 's crying for Sara limited? A lesson in how to live and how to dieTremendous TributeDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-11-13 01:02:24

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Eating can connect you to Hashem. Understand the power of Food.Valuable Venison Parasha ToldosDescriptionParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-11-13 01:03:33

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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.Honing HospitalityDescriptionParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-10-30 01:03:19

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The War of the 4 and 5 Kings - Relationship of Women to Tefillin and Talis Strings and Shoe StrapsDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-10-25 01:01:07

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Diversity and Distance - Story of the Tower of BavelDiversity and Distance - Story of the Tower of BavelDescriptionParshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-10-20 01:05:06

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Torah purifies you to your pre gan eden state!Accountability of AdamDescriptionParshat BereishitRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-10-12 00:55:20

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Continues Al Cheit Series of previous years . Yom Kippur Al Cheit Brazenness vs BashfulnessDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-09-21 01:02:59

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Rosh Hashana without the Shofar . How does it work? Silent Shofar - Rosh Hashana on ShabbasDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-09-17 01:03:21

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Remarkable RootsRemarkable Roots Parasha NetsavimDescriptionParshat Nitzavim-VayeilechRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-09-04 01:02:29

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Ki TavoParasha Ki Tavo Upholding and UpkeepingDescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-09-01 00:56:49

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LeadershipLegendary Leadership P. PinchasDescriptionParshat PinchasRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-07-03 01:04:06

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DesireDesireable Desire P. BalakDescriptionParshat BalakRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-07-02 00:55:02

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Trusting Hashem and Hashem finding our trustFaithfulness Forever P. ChukasDescriptionParshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-06-25 01:00:07

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PansPerfected Pans - KorachDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-06-17 00:59:50

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gratuitous greatness - act with kindness and you will receive it Let Hashem show his strength . Gratuitous Greatness ShelachDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-06-12 01:00:50

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the gift of ShavuosShavuos Continuous CarryingDescriptionShavuotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-06-11

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Vaaleh Vayavo , what does it do? Trumpets TriumphDescriptionParshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-06-04 00:55:30

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BemidbarLevi's LegacyDescriptionParshat BamidbarRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-05-15 00:59:33

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How do we take the journey of life by the choices we make.Judicious Journeys Behar Behukosi 5780DescriptionParshat Behar-BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-05-08 01:02:02

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Show Bread Ideas - the Lechem HaPanim Why we eat apples on Shabbas NightBountiful-Breads - Parasha Emor 5780DescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-05-01 01:01:02

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Explains Vehai behemVirtual-Vitality 5780 Aharei-mos-KedoshimDescriptionParshat Achrei Mot-KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-04-24 01:01:22

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Good Eye from Mrs. SmilesTazria-Metzora 5780 Expansive EyeDescriptionParshat Tazria-MetzoraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-04-17 01:01:44

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What does the Haggadah mean when it states that Yaakov went down to Egypt 'forced by the speech'? An exploration of the power of speech as learned from this statement.Haggadah: Spectacular SpeechDescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-03-24 01:01:58

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How can we understand the custom of dipping maror, the traditional bitter herbs, into charoset, a sweet mixture of apples, wine, and nuts?Pesach: Comprehending CharosetDescriptionPesachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-03-24 01:03:29

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This class explores the connection between Havdala and Purim, as expressed in the passuk from the megilla which is included in the weekly havdaa, "layehudim haysa orah v'simcha v'sasson viykar', 'and the Jews had light, joy, rejoicing, and honor'.Honoring HavdalaDescriptionPurimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-03-08 01:05:38

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Why is there a custom to dress up in costume on Purim?Costumes ConsideredDescriptionPurimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-03-03 01:00:53

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The Mishkan as a manifestation of Creation.Teruma: Fundamental FoundationsDescriptionParshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-02-25 00:59:07

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The Midrash explains that Moshe Rabbenu was shown a half-shekel of fire as part of the commandment for the Jewish people to be counted with the Machatzit Hashekel. This shiur on Parshat shekalim expores the deeper significance of the fiery coin.Parshat Shekalim: Passionate PersonificationDescriptionParshat ShekalimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-02-16 01:02:09

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In Parshat Beshalach, in the aftermath of the Splitting of the Sea, as the Egyptians entered the Yam Suf, each on received exacting punishment for their evil deeds. An exploration of why Hashem waits before punishing people for their misdeeds, and the level of exactness in all Divine retribution.Walls of WrathDescriptionParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-02-04 01:01:53

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In Parshat Bo, the Jews leave Mitzrayim. This shiur explores the unique promises of geula and its relevance to each of us today.Vision VigilanceDescriptionParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-01-26 01:01:28

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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?Redemption RealizedDescriptionParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-01-20 01:04:00

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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?Bestowing BlessingDescriptionParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-01-12 00:59:57

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This fascinating shiur on Parshat Shemot explores the episode of Aharon Hakoehn's joy for his brother Moshe's appointment as the leader of the jewish people, and epands the topic of joy and passion in fulfilling mitzvot. The feeling that is put into the mitzva makes both the mitzva and its reward so much more valuable.Passionate PerformanceDescriptionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2020-01-12 01:01:16

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In Parshas Vayigash, the emotional confrontation betweenRemarkable RebukeDescriptionParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-12-30 01:00:27

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The importance of praise and thanksgiving in the celebration of Chanuka.Chanuka: Acknowledging and AcclaimingDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-12-22 00:53:34

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An in-depth exploration of the purpose and message of Yosef's dreams in Parshat Vayeshev.Dreamer DeterminationDescriptionParshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-12-19 01:01:38

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In Parshat Vayishlach, Yaakov Avinu turns down Eisav's offer to accompany him in peace as they continue on their life's journey. Why?Pivotal ProcessDescriptionParshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-12-12 01:00:05

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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'.Architecting an AbodeDescriptionParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-12-11 01:01:54

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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.Toldot: Targeting the TruthDescriptionParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-11-24 01:02:17

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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.Title TransferenceDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-11-17 01:00:33

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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.Dogma or DesireDescriptionParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-11-10 01:03:23

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In this shiur of Parshat Lech Lecha, we exploring Avraham Avinu's impact on his many disciples.Influencing IndividualsDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-11-03 01:02:16

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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'.Incredible InitiativeDescriptionParshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-10-28 01:04:00

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An explanation of the Midrash describing the complaint of the moon and the shrinking of its size during the world's Creation.Moon's MusingsDescriptionParshat BereishitRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-10-24 01:01:22

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An in-depth exploration of the 'al chet' recited during Yom Kippur, 'b'siach siftotenu', 'with our endless prattling'.Yom Kippur: Persistent PrattleDescriptionElul, Rosh Hashana, Yom KippurRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-10-06 01:03:01

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Exploring the brit, the covenant, between G-d and the Jewish People, at Har Sinai and in Arvot Moav at the end of 40 years in the Desert.Continuous CovenantDescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-09-15 01:02:59

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Understanding the 'Briti Shalom', 'Covenant of peace', which Pinchas was blessed with as reward for his actions in ending the plague through the killing of Zimri.Personification of PeaceDescriptionParshat PinchasRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-07-23 00:54:39

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Why did Bilam wish for a death like the 'death of the upright' while he blessed the Jewish people?Ultimate UprightnessDescriptionParshat BalakRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-07-15 00:59:38

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Understanding the power of the Nachash Hanechoshet, the Copper Serpent, to heal the people afflicted by plague in Parshat Chukat.Glorious GazingDescriptionParshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-07-04 58:17

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An explication of the episode of Aharon Hakohen's staff blossoming with almond blossoms overnight after the failed rebellion of Korach.Blossoming BoughDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-06-27 59:38

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Rebbetzin Smiles explores one of the questions that Moshe Rabbenu asked the Meraglim, the spies, about the Land of Israel: Does it have trees? What is the deeper message behind this question? What does it mean for our daily life?Towering TreeDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-06-20 58:58

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Why is Aharon the Kohen Gadol praised when he did not deviate from the exact instructions for lighting the menorah daily?Continuous CommitmentDescriptionParshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-06-13 1:00:50

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The uniqueness of Jewish lineage, 'Yichus'.Geneological GreatnessDescriptionParshat BamidbarRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-06-06 1:01:03

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What do the Sages mean when they state that the Torah was given 'by force', as Hashem held Mt. Sinai over the Jewish nation and provided a seeming ultimatum on accepting the Torah? An in-depth journey into this topic.Mountain MomentumDescriptionShavuotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-06-03 1:03:15

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Understanding the bracha which Hashem promises the Jewish people regarding the times of Moshiach, which states 'I will lead you upright', v'olich etchem komemiyut'.Upright UtopiaDescriptionParshat BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-05-22 56:12

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An exploration of the prohibition against charging interest, and its ramifications for our inner lives.Interest IntrigueDescriptionParshat BeharRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-05-16 59:29

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Exploring the mitzvah of Kiddush Hashem, sanctifying Hashem's Name.Steadfast SanctificationDescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-05-12 1:02:59

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Exploring the mitzva of loving our fellow Jews, V'Ahavta L'rai'acha Kamocha.Loving LikenessDescriptionParshat Achrei Mot-KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-05-07 1:02:49

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In this Torah class Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Eliyahu Hanavi and the gift of lifeThe Gift of LifeDescriptionMelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-05-01 45:11

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In this Torah class Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Eliyahu Hanavi showing the world the glory of HashemThe Glory of HashemDescriptionMelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-05-01 49:46

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In this Torah class Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Eliyahu Hanavi and the events on Har CarmelEliyahu and Har CarmelDescriptionMelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-04-09 48:02

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In this Torah class Rebbetzin Shirs Smiles continues discussing the Miracle of LifeThe Miracle of LifeDescriptionMelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-04-05 45:11

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In this Torah class Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses how Eliyahu Hanavi pleads to bring life back and the extraordinary miracle of resurrectionEliyahu Brings Life BackDescriptionMelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-04-04 44:56

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Rebbetzin Smiles explores the act of Nadav and Avihu bringing Ketoret, and their subsequent deaths.Fervent FireDescriptionParshat ShminiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-03-28 59:35

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In this class, we explore the connection between Adam Harishon, Adam, and the korbanot, sacrifices.Adam's Animal AccentuatedDescriptionParshat VayikraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-03-10 1:01:44

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The Mishkan as repentance, teshuva, for the sin of the Golden Calf, chet Ha'gel.Egel ExpiationDescriptionParshat PekudeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-03-07 1:00:57

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An exploration of the women in the desert who were rewarded for their eagerness to contribute to the Mishkan in contrast to their refusal to participate or contribute to the Golden Calf, and their reward for their choices.Prettifications PurifiedDescriptionWomen in Tanach, Parshat VayakhelRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-02-24 1:00:29

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Understanding the comparison of the gift of Torah to a Kalla, a bride.Gracious GiftDescriptionParshat Ki TisaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-02-19 59:36

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A discussion of the bells sewn on the bottom of the clothing of the Kohen Gadol, and their purpose in heralding his arrival and departure at the Beis Hamikdash.Elaborate Entering and ExitingDescriptionParshat TetzaveRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-02-10 1:02:12

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The Aron Hakodesh in the Mishkan as an allegorical paradigm for the character of a Talmid Chacham, and every Jew dedicated to perfecting his or her character.Golden GrowthDescriptionParshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-02-03 01:01:18

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The key to accepting the Torah.Awareness, Acceptance, AttachmentDescriptionParshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-01-29 59:55

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An exploration of the prohibition to bear false witness.Legitimizing LiesDescriptionParshat MishpatimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-01-27 01:04:06

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In this Torah class Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Eliyahu Hanavi and the Gift of flour and oil he gaveThe Blessing of Flour and oilDescriptionMelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-01-23 42:04

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In this Torah class Rebbetzin Tzipora Smiles discuses Eliyahu Hanavi and ShulamitShulamitDescriptionMelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-01-22 42:15

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In this Torah class Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses the Power of LoveThe Power Of LoveDescriptionMelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-01-20 48:27

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An exploration of the gift of mann in the desert, and the double portion which fell on Fridays.Dough: Double and DelectableDescriptionParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-01-13 1:05:22

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Discussion of plague of the firstbornFirstborn FocusDescriptionParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2019-01-09 01:01:41

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We explore the messages that can be learned from the plague of hail, makas barad.Hailing HumilityDescriptionParshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-12-30 1:02:30

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An exploration of the self-sacrifice of the midwives Shifra and Puah in Egypt, and the reward that they merited for their actions.Righteous RewardDescriptionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-12-23 1:03:00

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An overview of Yaakov's bracha and rebuke to Reuven regarding his midda of 'pachaz kamayim'.Core ConnectionDescriptionParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-12-16 58:57

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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.Yaakov and YisraelDescriptionParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-12-11 1:00:31

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An exploration of the miracle of the oil on Chanuka.Fiery Facets and FacesDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-12-02 1:04:23

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The relationship between Yaakov, Esav, and Yosef, based on the Midrash, and how this Midrash relates to Chanuka.Fire, Flames and FlaxDescriptionParshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-11-25 01:03:45

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Mrs. Smiles discusses Yaakov's decision to leave Charan.Existential ExitingDescriptionParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-11-20 1:05:38

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What was the essence of Esav's error in during the episode of his selling his birthright to Yaakov for a bowl of lentil soup?Attitudinal AversionDescriptionParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-10-22 1:00:34

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Avowing AllegianceAvowing AllegianceDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-10-21 1:01:03

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VayeiraVayeira Earthly ExistenceDescriptionParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-10-21 1:00:18

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Influencing , Indulging and InculcatingLech Lecha - Influencing , Indulging and InculcatingDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-10-14 1:02:26

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Parshat NoachConstant ConnectivityDescriptionParshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-10-11 57:39

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Rebbetzin Shira Smiles teaches important lessons from Parshat Balak, specifically from the brachot/ blessings of Bilaam.Balak Bedrock BeginingsDescriptionParshat BalakRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-06-22 1:10:58

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Source of Sustenance: Song & StruggleSource of Sustenance: Song & StruggleDescriptionParshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-06-15 1:03:48

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korachEgocentricity or EnvyDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-06-10 01:01:44

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5778-36-shelach-Graves-GuardianshipGraves GuardianshipDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-06-05 1:11:06

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Honorable HumilityHonorable HumilityDescriptionParshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-05-27 1:00:23

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nasoVisceral ViewingDescriptionParshat NasoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-05-23 58:59

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Behukosai class which is about ShavuosFortuitous FruitsDescriptionShavuotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-05-13 48:58

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Exponential ExperienceParshat BeharRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-03-25 55:43

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat EmorBiggest BetrayalDescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-03-20 59:23

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Society SignificanceParshat Achrei Mot-KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-03-19 56:50

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Peddlers PreachingParshat Tazria-MetzoraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-03-12 59:31

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Glorified GarmentsParshat TetzaveRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-03-05 1:03:19

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Discusses Parshat Teruma Menora's MysteryDescriptionParshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-02-24 1:01:48

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In this class (shiur) Mrs/ Shira Smiles discusses Parshat MishpatimBias BewareDescriptionParshat MishpatimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-02-17 1:01:33

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Interpersonal InjunctionsParshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-02-10 58:30

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Considering ReturnParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-02-01 1:00:13

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Fermentation or FervorParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-01-29 58:30

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Stupendous SupplicationParshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-01-24 59:47

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Chief CriterionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-01-23 59:04

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Serendipity And SubordinationParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-01-22 59:23

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Assessing AgingParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-01-15 1:00:18

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Secret Of SuccessParshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-01-08 1:01:24

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Animal AllusionParshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2018-01-01 1:00:40

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Reuven's RealityParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-27 1:00:48

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Fruitful FragranceParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-19 1:01:54

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Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses The holiday of Chanuka.Final FlamesDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-14 1:04:11

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Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses a period in the Jewish calendar known as Shovavim.Shovavim - Self ImprovementDescriptionShovavimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-13 45:37

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In this Shiur (Torah class) Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the special event that occured on Erev Pesach; Birkat Hachama. Birkat HachamaDescriptionBirkat HachamaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-11 1:01:43

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In this class (Shiur) Mrs Shira smiles discusses Hoshana Rabba.Hoshana RabbaDescriptionHoshana RabbaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-11 1:04:44

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Tu B'Av.Tu B'AvDescriptionTu B'AvRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-11 1:03:06

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Beautiful Badekin BlessingParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-10 1:05:11

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the Holiday of Chanuka.Vintage VesselDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-08 1:05:20

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Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the significance of the fifth night of Chanukah.The Fifth LightDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-06 1:01:45

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Commitment And ContainmentChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-05 1:04:52

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In this shiur (Torah class) on Chanuka, Mrs. Shira Smiles raises a number of questions about the holiday. Firstly, why is the miracle of the oil the main focus, instead of the miraculous military victory? Secondly, what is the significance of 'zot Chanuka', the last day of Chanuka. Chanuka: Affectionate LightDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-05 1:04:17

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Realistic RamificationsParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-12-03 1:02:25

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Lech - LechaLech Lecha: The Mysterious MarchDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-11-26 58:18

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Noach of year 5778Galvanizing GratitudeDescriptionParshat Noach, Life CycleRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-11-19 1:01:19

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Ki Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses viduy maasrot, the confession prayer said after setting aside tithes. Continuous Compassion: Parshat Ki TavoDescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-09-05 1:01:46

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Ki Teizei, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the mitzvah of shiluach haken, sending away the mother bird.Refinement Redemption: Parshat Ki TeitzeiDescriptionParshat Ki TeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-08-31 1:01:46

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Pinchas Pondering Perpetuity: Parshat PinchasDescriptionParshat PinchasRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-07-04 58:29

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Balak Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the intrinsic purity of every Jew. Although we may sometimes sin, our inner core remains unsullied and connected to Hashem. Perfectly Pure: Parshat BalakDescriptionParshat BalakRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-07-04 1:02:39

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Chukat, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses what it means to make oneself a desert and how we can understand that Torah is a gift.Desert Dessert: Parshat ChukatDescriptionParshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-06-28 1:06:01

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Korach Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Ohn Ben Peles, his wise wife, and tactics we can learn from the story of Korach to counter the yetzer hara.Countering the Cunningness: Parshat KorachDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-06-21 59:11

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Shlach, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the significance behind the letter yud that Moshe added to Yehoshua's name.Sanctified And Safeguarded: Parshat ShlachDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-06-14 1:02:24

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Behaaloscha, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the sin of kivrot hataava. Why were the people described as becoming "as complainers" instead of simply being complainers? Who initiated the complaints, the erev rav or the elders? Why were they punished so quickly?Complaint And Contentment: Parshat BehaalotchaDescriptionParshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-06-07 59:19

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Bamidbar, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the distinct flags and the specific placement within the encampment of each of the tribes and how it relates to every Jew's unique strengths and mission on this world. Understanding Uniqueness: Parshat BamidbarDescriptionParshat BamidbarRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-05-24 1:00:02

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Behar - Behukotai, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the verse, "I will remember My covenant with Jacob and also My covenant with Isaac and also My covenant with Abraham, and I will remember the land... The Land will be bereft of them... because they were revolted by My ordinances... But despite all this, while they are in the land of their enemies, I will not... have rejected them to obliterate them... I am Hashem." She notes the unusual spelling of Yaakov with a vav maleh and contrasts it with the spelling of Eliyahu missing the final vav. Collateral Confirmed: Parshat Behar - BechukotaiDescriptionParshat Behar-BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-05-11 1:03:06

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Emor, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the role of the kohen gadol and the definition of greatness.Galvanizing Greatness: Parshat EmorDescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-05-11 1:03:06

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In this class (shiur) on the Parshiyot Of Acharei-Mot and Kedoshim, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the verse, "Speak to Bnei Yisroel and say to them, 'I am Hashem your God. Do not perform the practices of the land of Egypt in which you dwelled; do not perform the practices of the land of Canaan to which I bring you, and do not follow their traditions. Carry out My laws and safeguards..." Mrs. Smiles addresses the following questions: If Egypt and Canaan were so terrible, why did Hashem put Bnei Yisrael there to begin with? What practices did Hashem want them to avoid? The major ones, idol worship and promiscuity were already covered in other verses and commandments. Are these different practices Hashem wanted them to avoid? Nation's Nemesis: Acharei Mot, KedoshimDescriptionParshat Achrei Mot-KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-05-04 1:03:06

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Yitro and the message contained in the names Moshe gave his sons, Gershom and Eliezer.Parshat Yitro: Riveting RemindersDescriptionParshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-02-14 1:00:52

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Beshalach, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the dynamics of prayer and why Hashem silenced the Jews' supplication at the Yam Suf.Silencing the Supplicant: Parshat BeshalachDescriptionParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-01-31 1:00:15

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the plague of darkness. Why was this plague necessary? What purpose did it serve? What was the nature of this darkness that made it different from our standard definition of darkness as the absence of light?Darkness Deciphered: Parshat BoDescriptionParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-01-31 1:03:46

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In this Torah shiur (class) on Parshat Va'eira, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the seventh plague and why some Egyptians disregarded the warning to save their livestock by bringing them in. Careful Consideration: Parshat Va'eiraDescriptionParshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-01-26 1:03:46

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Pinchas Names Of Nobility: Parshat ShemotDescriptionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-01-18 1:01:18

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayechi, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the dispersion of the tribes of Shimon and Levi.Directed Dispersion: Parshat VayechiDescriptionParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-01-08 1:01:18

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayigash, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the wagons Yosef sent back to Yaakov and the message of the eglah arufah.Chariots Consideration: Parshat VayigashDescriptionParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-01-04 1:00:38

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Eliyahu At Nachal KritUnderstanding Prophecy, MelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2017-01-03 1:05:20

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The Decree Of No RainUnderstanding Prophecy, MelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-12-20 45:08

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayeishev, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the test of Yosef with Potifar's wife and what Yosef actually saw when he saw the image of his father. Image Of Inspiration: Parshat VayeishevDescriptionParshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-11-22 1:00:16

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In this class Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat VayishlachHealed Hip: Parshat VayishlachDescriptionParshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-11-13 1:01:38

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayeitzei, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the place where Yaakov stopped off to pray on his way to Charan. The Torah enigmatically relates that the original name of this place was Luz. What is the significance of this detail, and what is the symbolism in the name?Long Lasting Luz: Parshat VayeitzeiDescriptionParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-11-07 59:51

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Toldos Manifest Mockery Parshat ToldosDescriptionParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-11-01 1:02:00

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IntroductionUnderstanding Prophecy, MelachimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-10-30 53:51

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Chaya Sarah, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the lives of Sarah Imeinu and Esther Hamalka and Rabbi Akiva's enigmatic comparison of these great women.Sleepy Sermon: Parshat Chaya SarahDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-10-22 1:04:19

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Zechus Of Zoar Parshat VayeiraParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-10-17 1:00:15

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In this Torah shiur on Parshat Lech Lecha, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the intriguing episode of Avraham refusing to accept any of the spoils he gained in the war he joined in order to save his nephew Lot. Surrendering The Spoils: Parshat Lech LechaDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-10-11 1:06:04

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Noach, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the incident of Noach and the lion and the significance of doing acts of chesed.Lions Lesson: Parshat NoahDescriptionParshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-10-01 1:03:04

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Ki Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses what Moshe told the Jewish people, “Hashem did not give you a heart to know or eyes to see or ears to hear until this day.” Did Hashem refuse to give them the ability to understand what these miracles meant to His relationship to Bnei Yisroel? What was different on this day that changed the present dynamic?Acquisition And Affirmation: Parshat Ki TavoDescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-09-21 1:05:46

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Ki TeitseiCore Character Parshat Ki TeitseiDescriptionParshat Ki TeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-09-12 1:06:30

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat KorachDonkeys Directive Parshat KorachDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-07-13 54:05

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat ShlachGigantic GrasshopersDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-07-05 58:06

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Behaaloscha, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the verse describing how the Jewish people left Har Sinai on which the Ramban cites the Midrash that they fled like children escaping from school.Experiencing Escape: Parshat BehaalotechaDescriptionParshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-06-23 56:51

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Bamidbar Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the counting of the tribe of Levi and the significance of inspiring our children to love HashemBeloved Beginning: Parshat BamidbarDescriptionParshat BamidbarRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-06-02 59:26

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Bechukotai, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the concept of confessionConfronting ConfessionDescriptionParshat BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-05-25 1:03:27

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Behar Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the idea of slavery and freedom and how it applies to us todayIndebted Or Intrinsic: Parshat BeharDescriptionParshat BeharRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-05-18 1:03:58

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Emor, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the connection between the omer offering and counting the days leading up to receiving the Torah on Shavuot Omer Parshat EmorDescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-05-12 59:48

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Kedoshim, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the connection between the prohibition of mixed breeding and the positive commandment of V'ahavta l'reiacha komochaSpiritual Separateness Parshat KedoshimDescriptionParshat KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-05-11 1:04:07

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the last Parasha from the 4 Parshiyot Parshat HachodeshRejuvenation And RelationshipDescriptionParshat HachodeshRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-04-04 1:05:41

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat ParaPurifying Passion Parshat ParaDescriptionParshat ParahRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-03-31 1:03:21

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses The Parshat Zachor the Parsha that is read the week Before Prim Recognition, Respect, And Repentance: Parshat ZachorDescriptionParshat ZachorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-03-17 1:04:56

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In this class (Shiur) on Parshat Pekudai, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the accounting made of each aspect and vessel of the Mishkan and the deeper meaning behind it.Accounting And Accountable: Parshat PekudaiDescriptionParshat PekudeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-03-10 1:03:45

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In this class (Shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses one of the 4 Parshiyot this week Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat ShekalimDifferent Dimension Parshat Shekalim - VayakhelDescriptionParshat Shekalim, Parshat VayakhelRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-03-03 1:00:26

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Ki Tisa, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the trait of stubbornness as it relates to the sin of the Golden Calf.Stubbornness ParshatDescriptionParshat Ki TisaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-02-25 1:01:46

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Tezaveh, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the mishkan and how we can continue to feel Hashem's presence among usRevealing The RevealedDescriptionParshat TetzaveRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-02-18 1:01:03

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in this class (shiur) on Parshat Terumah, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the lesson and significance of the multi-hued TachashTribute To The TachashDescriptionParshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-02-09 1:05:53

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in this class (shiur) on Parshat Mishpatim, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the question of why the Torah obligates a thief to pay back double the value of what he stoleDouble DesireDescriptionParshat MishpatimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-02-02 1:00:43

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Yitro, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the significance of Yitro's expression of gratitude, "Baruch Hashem."Beracha BroadenedDescriptionParshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-01-27 1:00:03

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Beshalach, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the ongoing battle of the Jewish nation against AmalekTranscendental TrioDescriptionParshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-01-19 01:06:43

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat BoLoyal LegionDescriptionParshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-01-14 1:05:01

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat VaeiraDiversion And DefensivenessDescriptionParshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2016-01-07 01:06:11

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat ShemotWondrous WatchingDescriptionParashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-12-31 01:03:53

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat VayechiConferring ClarityDescriptionParshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-12-23 01:08:31

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat VayigashProvidential PromiseDescriptionParshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-12-17 01:06:31

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayeshev, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the return of Reuven to the pit after the brothers sold Yosef and the reasons why he left initially. Reuven's ReturnDescriptionParshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-11-30 01:05:25

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In this class ( shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles gives insight into Parashat VayishlachAngelic AmbassadorsDescriptionParshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-11-25 1:05:36

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Vayetzei The Power Of PrayerDescriptionParshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-11-18 01:05:45

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat ToldotEmbryonic ExperienceDescriptionParashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-11-11 56:59

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In this class (shiur) Rebbetzin Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Chayei SaraJudicious JewelryDescriptionParshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-10-25 01:02:37

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat VayeiraRevelation RevealedDescriptionParshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-10-17 1:04:45

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In this class Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses parshat Lech Lecha Luck Of LifeDescriptionParshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-10-10 1:06:57

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Noach. Why did Noach need to build a teva, an Ark, in order to be saved from the mabul, the Flood? An overview of the life lessons we can learn from the role the role of the Ark in this week's parsha. Architect Of The ArkDescriptionParshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-10-03 1:03:08

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Smiles inaugurates The Yearly Torah Cycle with thought-provoking ideas on Parshas Bereishit.Magic Of Making Man Parshat BereishitDescriptionParshat BereishitRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-09-27 57:59

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In this class (class) shiur on Parshat Ki Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the mitzvah of bikurim.The Source Of Self EffacementDescriptionChumash Devarim, Parshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-09-23 57:04

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In this class (class) shiur on Parshat Ki Teitzei, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses our ongoing battle against the yetzer hara.The Big BattleDescriptionChumash Devarim, Parshat Ki TeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-08-26 1:01:45

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In his class (shiur) on Parshat Chukas, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how the laws of the Red Heifer atoned for the sin that brought death to the world.Indulgence And IntellectDescriptionChumash Bamidbar, Parshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-06-22 1:01:12

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Korach, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the repentance of the sons of Korach. Awareness Amidst The AbyssDescriptionChumash Bamidbar, Parshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-06-16 1:04:02

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Shlach, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the sin of the spies and how we can reframe a negative perspective towards a positive view.Rehabilitation And Re framingDescriptionChumash Bamidbar, Parshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-06-08 1:04:03

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Behaalotecha, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the prophecy of Eldad and Meidad.Perpetual ProphetsDescriptionChumash Bamidbar, Parshat BehaalotechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-06-02 1:04:50

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Naso, Mrs. Shirs Smiles discusses the birchat kohanim and the significance of peace, a vessel for all blessings.Container Of ContainmentDescriptionChumash Bamidbar, Parshat NasoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-05-27 1:07:24

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Behar Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the concept of Shemittah and how it teaches us that Hashem is constantly providing for us regardless if we work or not. We need to have faith and let go. Deception And DependencyDescriptionChumash Vayikra, Parshat Behar-Bechukotai, FeaturedRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-05-08 1:00:43

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In this class (shiur) on Parshas Achrei Mot -Kedoshim, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the dichotomy between remaining separate from the nations and keeping away from negative influences and going out into the world and sanctifying Hashem's name. Separation And SanctityDescriptionChumash Vayikra, Parshat Achrei Mot-KedoshimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-04-28 1:00:28

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In this class (Shiur) on Parshat Tazria-Metzorah, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how the laws of tzoraat teach us that the most dangerous information is that in which truth and falsehood are combined. The class further examines how when all seems lost and there appears no hope, Hashem Himself will help us. Completely CoveredDescriptionChumash Vayikra, Parshat Tazria-MetzoraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-04-22 1:02:22

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In this class (shiur) on Parshiyot Vayakhel and Pekudai, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how Hashem values our inspired intentions, whether in building the communal Mikdash or in building the personal Mikdash within our hearts.Inspired IntentionsDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parshat Vayakhel-PekudeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-03-09 57:54

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Tetzaveh, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the Urim V'tumim, the holy breastplate, worn by the high priest that contained the Divine Name. The class further explains that although Hashem took away the tangible medium through which He spoke to us, He left us with the Torah through which He speaks to us constantly.Unraveling The Urim and TumimDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parshat TetzaveRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-02-24 1:02:13

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Teruma Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the keruvim and what they represent. Cornerstone Of CommitmentDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parshat TerumaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-02-15 1:04:13

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Mishpatim Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the enigmatic incident of the blood that Moshe sprinkled on the Jewish people and how this cemented the relationship between them and Hashem. Blood And BondingDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parshat MishpatimRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-02-09 1:05:31

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the role of women in building a Torah home, as understood from the recounting of Matan Torah, the giving of the Torah, in Parshat Yitro.Feminine ForteDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parshat YitroRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-02-03 1:03:54

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Beshalach, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the Song of the Sea focusing on the verse, "Hashem shall reign for all eternity."Revelation And RulershipDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parshat BeshalachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-01-25 1:05:55

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Bo, Mrs. Shira Smiles explains the verse, "They baked the dough that they took out of Egypt into cakes of matzot." This class discusses how matzah is both the bread of affliction and a symbol of redemption.Matzah MindsetDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parshat BoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-01-19 1:07:36

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vaeira, Mrs. Shira Smiles analyzes the verse, "They did not heed Moshe because of shortness of breath and hard work." The class further discusses how Moshe and Aharon were commanded to display respect to Pharaoh and patience to the Jewish people.Catalyst And CharacterDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parshat VaeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-01-12 1:04:10

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In this class (Shiur) on Parshat Shemot, Mrs. Smiles discusses the verse, "And a new king arose in Egypt who did not Yosef." How was it possible for the Egyptians to forget Yosef?Distance And DenialDescriptionChumash Shemot, Parashat ShemotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2015-01-06 1:05:12

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In this class (shiur)on Parshat Vayechi, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Yaakov's gift to Yosef of the city of Shechem and its underlying message which teaches us the power of prayer. Shechem Supremacy And SupplicationDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat VayechiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-12-28 1:03:03

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayigash, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Yosef's revelation of his identity to his brothers and the sensitivity he displayed in reassuring them that he bore them no grudge.Providence Proxy PardonDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat VayigashRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-12-21 1:00:43

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In this shiur (Torah class) on Chanuka, Mrs. Shira Smiles raises the question of what is so unique and special about the miracle of Chanuka? Additionally, why are we thanking G-d for the war in the prayer of Al Hanissim? Chanuka: Wonders of WarDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-12-09 1:01:25

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In this class (Shiur) on Parshat Vayashev, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the dreams of the cup bearer and the baker and Yosef's interpretation. Vine VignetteDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat VayeshevRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-12-08 1:05:08

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In this Torah shiur (class) on Chanuka, Mrs. Shira Smiles raises the question of why, in Al HaNissim, we give thanks to Hashem for wars. Chanukah: Light of ClarityDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-12-06 51:59

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In this Torah shiur (class) on Chanuka, Mrs. Shira Smiles speaks about the idea that within the galut of Yavan, there was rectification of the sale of Yosef.Yosef and YavanDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-12-05 1:03:45

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In this class (shiur) Mrs. Shira smiles gives insight into Chanuka.Chanuka - Pieces Of PeaceDescriptionChanukaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-12-05 1:02:15

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In this class (Shiur) Mrs Shira Smiles discusses Parshat VayishlachEdom's EnigmaDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat VayishlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-12-02 1:04:08

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This Shiur examines the Midrash that Leah Imenu was the first person to give thanks to Hashem. The different dimensions of thanksgiving are examined, as well as the need to continue to ask after giving thanksGenuinely GratefulDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat VayeitzeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-11-26 1:00:19

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Toldot, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the verse, "The man became great and kept becoming greater until he was very great. He had acquired flocks and herds and many enterprises; and the Philistines envied him.” Mrs. Smiles explains what true greatness means and how it was actualized through Yitzchak who sanctified the name of Hashem by his example and by reaching out to others.Greatness GuaranteedDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parashat ToldotRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-11-18 1:03:51

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Chaya Sarah, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the test Eliezer contrived to find a match for Yitzchak. The class discusses the significance of kindness and how it is intertwined with emunah. Divinely DirectedDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat Chayei SaraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-11-09 1:05:11

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In this class (shiur) on Parshat Vayira, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the incident of Lot and his two daughters.Sodom SecretDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat VayeiraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-11-04 1:03:18

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Examines the verse in Parshat Lech Lecha (14:13), "And the fugitive came and he told Avraham..." This class discusses Og's dual motives and the repercussions that resulted after he informed Avraham that Lot was captured. Ogs OdysseyDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat Lech LechaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-10-29 1:12:30

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Examines the verse in Parshat Noach, "And Noah went in and his sons and his wife and his sons' wives with him into the ark because of the flood waters." This class discusses how Noach only had intellectual emunah and did not believe the flood would actually come until the waters were at his feet. Mrs. Smile discusses how to live with true emunah and integrate it into our essence. Deluge DelusionDescriptionChumash Bereishit, Parshat NoachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-10-20 1:02:18

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On Parshat Nitzavim, Mrs. Shira Smiles addresses the question: If Hashem tells us that teshuva and Torah are so close, why does it seem so far away to us?Accountability And AccessibilityDescriptionParshat Nitzavim-VayeilechRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-09-11 1:05:16

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On Parshat Ki -Tavo, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses following in Hashem's ways and how practicing the mitzvot facilitates an outpouring of blessing from above.Modeling And MindfulnessDescriptionParshat Ki TavoRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-09-01 1:05:57

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Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Pinchas.Figuring The FutureDescriptionParshat PinchasRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-07-08 1:05:25

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Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Balak.Assertiveness And AttachmentDescriptionParshat BalakRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-07-01 1:01:24

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Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Chukas.Influence And InferenceDescriptionParshat ChukatRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-06-22 1:05:08

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Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Korach.Discord DiscoveredDescriptionParshat KorachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-06-15 1:02:24

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Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Shlach.Gigantic GoodnessDescriptionParshat ShlachRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-06-08 1:06:55

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Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Bamidbar.Collectivity And ConnectivityDescriptionParshat BamidbarRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-05-27 1:07:01

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On Parshat Bechukotai, Mrs. Shira Smiles gives us insight into the verse, "If you behave casually towards me then I too will behave casually towards you." The class further discusses how a Jew must make spiritual pursuits the focal point of his life.Haphazardness and HappenstanceDescriptionParshat BechukotaiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-05-01 1:05:16

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On Parshat Behar, Mrs. Shira Smiles gives us insight into the Yovel (jubilee) year and the purpose of sounding the shofar on Yom Kippur of the fiftieth year.Jubilee JubilationDescriptionParshat BeharRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-04-24 1:02:19

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Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Emor .Transmitting The TraditionDescriptionParshat EmorRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-04-17 1:02:19

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Mrs. Shira smiles gives us insight into Parshat Smemini.Cautionary ClosenessDescriptionParshat ShminiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-03-17 1:00:46

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Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses Parshat Vayikra.Sweet And SourDescriptionParshat VayikraRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-03-03 53:23

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On Parshat Pekudei, Mrs. Shira smiles discusses the correlation between building the mishkan and building a mini sanctuary in our homes.Present PresenceDescriptionParshat PekudeiRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-02-26 1:02:38

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On Parshat Vayakhel, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the donations the Jewish people brought to the Tabernacle. There is never anything superfluous in one’s service of Hashem . The process of giving of ourselves and of our material wealth for spirituality may have started with our ancestors, but it continues to this day.Enough Or ExtraDescriptionParshat VayakhelRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-02-19 1:03:03

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On Parshat Ki Tisa, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses how to bring the beauty and joy of Shabbat into the home.Making Majestic MomentsDescriptionParshat Ki TisaRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-02-12 1:02:30

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On Parshat Tezaveh, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses the priestly garments and how clothes define a person's function and mission.Equilibrium And ExpiationDescriptionParshat TetzaveRebbetzin Shira Smiles2014-02-05 55:39

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