Death and Mourning in Judaism (55:04)
All lives return to dust. After a life comes to its end, what does our tradition have to say about our response? How should we mourn? Why should we mourn? A lesson on life’s final days. This lecture was delivered at the 13th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com.
Mrs. Rivkah Slonim (61)
A Halachic Crash Course on the Laws of Shabbat (58:58)
From Kiddush to Havdalah, learn about the do’s, don'ts, how’s and why’s of keeping the day of rest. This lecture was delivered at the 13th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com.
Rabbi Berel Bell (140)
Animal Experimentation and Jewish Law (49:58)
Jewish law forbids causing unnecessary pain to animals and mandates feeding them before oneself, yet permits experimenting on them. How to understand this? And what is man’s status in relation to other forms of life on the planet? This presentation took place in 1993 at the International Conference on Judaism and Contemporary Medicine. The video recording is courtesy of Dr
Rabbi Sholom Ber Wineberg (5)