Beshalach: Are We An Ungrateful Nation? (10:53)
In Parshat Beshalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16) we're introduced to a nation of whiners and complainers. After years of slavery, the Israelites are finally a free nation! The next thing we should be reading is a love story between God and His people. But the honeymoon phase ends before it even begins
Series: Aleph Beta: The Parsha Experiment
Immanuel Shalev (35)
United We Stand, Divided We Fall (7:07)
Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet (66)
The Secret Meaning of Laughter (45:23)
They told you it has no purpose but what does your spleen really do? Rabbi Pinchus Taylor cites sources from the Talmud and Zohar that point to the spleen as the source of laughter. What does laughter do for our health and emotions? Why do Jews specialize in comedy, satire and irony? This video gives the inside scoop on all aspects of humor and laughter in Jewish life and history.
Rabbi Pinchas Taylor (45)
Manna: Eating with Meaning (5:29)
Rabbi Levi Kaplan (49)
Do you have the courage and fortitude to pursue G-d? Rabbi Shmuel Braun clarifies why we recount the story of the splitting of the sea daily and what we can take away for our approach to life. This class was given January 22, 2013 - 11 Shevat, 5773 (Parshat Beshalach).
Series: Torah Revealed
Rabbi Shmuel Braun (72)
Parshat Beshalach (6:07)
Who is smarter, the elderly grandfather or the grandchild who shows him how to use his cell phone? In Parshat Beshalach Serach directed Moshe where to find Yosef’s coffin, to take out of Egypt for burial
Rabbi Dr. Abraham J. Twerski (15)
Splitting Of The Waters Above And Below (12:13)
When the waters of the sea split in front of the Jewish people, all the seas in the world also split. Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh discusses the relationship between water and Torah; Teshuvah; Moshiach; and G-d, the source of the living waters.
Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh (31)
Charity Saves from Death (6:21)
Destroy evil, enthrone good. Rabbi Shlomo Riskin points out in parshas Beshalach, that as long as Amalek is in the world, G-d and his Throne can't be completely manifest. He illustrates the point with a story about charity and the Lower East Side.
Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin (40)
Covenant & Conversation: Parshat Beshalach (6:30)
Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks shares a fascinating insight into the ambiguity of the narrative of the splitting of the Reed Sea (not the Red Sea, as commonly believed). The chief rabbi of England presents a deep understanding of the story that imparts a moral lesson, an everlasting message of the limits of technology and human achievement
Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (99)