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Pesach Sheni: Why a Month Later? (4:46)
Impurity lasts for 7 days, why not make Pesach Sheni 8 days after Pesach? Rabbi Eliyahu Noson Silberberg reveals the answer; received in a dream request by Rav Yaakov Emden.
Rabbi Eliyahu Nosson Silberberg (4)
Taking The Heat (1:14:35)
Rabbi Reuven Wolf (13)
Commitment to the Shabbos (3:30)
Professor Eugene Kontorovitch tells a remarkable story of one man’s unwavering commitment to keep the laws of Shabbat, even in the face of true and potent danger. .
Professor Eugene Kontorovich (2)
When Bad Things Happen in G-d’s World (52:28)
We can not deal with human suffering without taking G-d into consideration. Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet clarifies how G-d runs his world and how free choice can lead to beauty or horror. G-d chose Egypt to enslave the Jewish people, but the Egyptians chose to torture and murder us; the Nazis operated the crematorium, not G-d
Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet (57)
The Gift of Tears (49:55)
Where were these dignitaries in the war, when Jewish families were being annihilated? 220 boys in an orphanage are on strike. They refuse to acknowledge the benefactors and dignitaries on stage, until a survivor like themselves comes on stage and can't even speak through his tears
Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau (18)
The Seven Habits of De-stressed People (1:14:16)
Are we condemned to a life of stress? "Stress occurs when people don't behave the way we want them to," says Rabbi Laibl Wolf. He outlines the circumstances that contribute to stress and the methods and habits used for reducing stress and increasing mindful living.
Rabbi Laibl Wolf (13)
Why Get Married? (5:09)
Rabbi Manis Friedman (107)
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 (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)