What is the Best Thing to Say to a Mourner? (4:35)
Perhaps the best thing is to say nothing, just be there. Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis recounts some possible bloopers to avoid saying to a mourner, and suggests some phrases that could be comforting or at least not distressing at this sensitive moment. Video Produced by United Synagogue see more videos on Ask the Rabbi and How To...
Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis (3)
The Healing Visit (45:06)
Rabbi Simeon Schreiber (1)
Making of a Sefer Torah, Tefillin and Mezuzot (30:29)
What makes a mezuzah unkosher? How can tefillin be fixed? Rabbi Hillel Baron explains using actual parchments and diagrams to clarify the laws.
Rabbi Hillel Baron (3)
Taking Responsibility: A Mystical Perspective on Charity (31:06)
The money that we work for, to support ourselves and our families, can be permeated with spiritual power through giving charity. Rabbi Shmuel Lew, describing the letters by Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, published in the 4th section of Tanya, explains how giving charity and especially giving to charities in the Land of Israel, aligns our spiritual existence with the physcal
Rabbi Shmuel Lew (22)
How to Make Tzitzit (12:21)
IMPORTANT: It has been brought to my attention that knotting together the 4 strings to keep them distinguishable isn't preferred, rather, to clip them with a paper clip or the like. Rabbi Levi Kaplan .
Rabbi Levi Kaplan (54)