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Birth Pangs: No Pain No Gain (1:10:22)
Outwardly, the names of these Torah Portions seem contradictory, but behind them lies a powerful, deep and inspiring hidden message. This class was given April 8, 2013 - 28 Nissan, 5773 (Parshat Tazria - Metzora).
Rabbi Reuven Wolf (13)
Balanced Parenting: Love And Limits In Raising Children (38:23)
What happens when you push away your child with your left hand and pull him close with the right hand? He turns around. Dr. David Pelcovitz, Professor of Psychology at Yeshiva University, interweaves his talk with stories that bring his points firmly home. Today’s parents are right hand specialists, creating spoiled children, unprepared for life
Dr. David Pelcovitz (6)
The Importance of Thinking Positively (29:40)
The belief that your thoughts can affect your reality seems primitive and naïve… but perhaps it is true? In her series on emotional intelligence, Mrs. Frumma Gottlieb describes the powerful ability you have to choose the thoughts that you dwell on and how that can transform the way you live your life
Series: Emotional Intelligence
Mrs. Frumma Gottlieb (11)
Ten Commandments or 613? (53:12)
Series: Judaism Decoded Lesson 5
Rabbi Benjamin Blech (10)
The Mikveh's Spiritual Effect (13:02)
In this short clip, Rabbi Ginsburg analyzes the three words used in the Torah to describe the ritual bath that was meant for removing spiritual impurity. We explore the inner experiences that are alluded to in this phrase and how we can purify ourselves through immersion in these qualities.
Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh (31)
Life in a Death Camp (31:44)
Mrs. Itu Lustig (1)
Seekers of the Holy Ark (1:00:42)
Hidden deep in the Temple Mount in Jerusalem is the Ark of the Covenant. For thousands of years this Temple treasure has lain shrouded in darkness and mystery. What exactly does it look like? Where is it? When will it be discovered? Join in a detailed study of the Maimonidean texts that will lead us to the answers.
Rabbi Dovid Flinkenstein (3)
The Jewish Approach to Ghosts (29:59)
In the Book of Samuel I, chapter 28, King Saul faces a monumental battle against the Philistines. He needs help beyond what his generals can tell him; he needs supernatural help
Rabbi Pinchas Taylor (42)
Yachatz: There Are Two Sides to Every Matzah (4:24)
How can one matzah symbolize poverty and extravagance? Rabbi Dovid Birk demonstrates the division of the middle matzah. The smaller side is the bread of poverty that we say the whole haggadah over, the larger side symbolizes the wealth that allows for dessert and finally redemption.
Rabbi Dovid Birk (4)