Chanukah – Turning Darkness Into Light (70 Sec)

The Midrash tells us that the Ancient Greek exile is referred to as Darkness. Imagine a beautifully furnished castle – now imagine as you are walking through enjoying the fine details and someone turns off the lights! All that furniture which was once beautiful now becomes an obstacle! But weren’t they so intelligent? Weren’t the Ancient-Greeks the harbingers of science, philosophy and math? The problem was that they loved wisdom so much, they saw it as an end in itself. They focused on the ‘what’ and not the ‘why’.

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Another Scandal! (80 Sec)

It seems like every time we hear the news there is some other politician or celebrity that has been exposed in a scandal. Everyone thought they were upstanding good people – but then we find out about the terrible things that were done. Our sages teach us that in the ‘next world’ – the world of truth, everything exposed.. to everyone! This may sound uncomfortable for some but there’s good news too – Rabbi Dworetsky explains.

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Hebrew Month of Bitter-Cheshvan (60 Sec)

The first month of the Jewish calendar, and the most Holiday-packed of all the Hebrew months is the month of Tishrei. Immediately following Tishrei is the month of Mar-Heshvan. Mar means bitter in Hebrew – It’s called bitter because there are no Holidays during this month – but is it really bitter? Eliav Friedman teaches us, in one minute, how to tap into the positive energy hidden in this so called bitter month

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Noah – Living in a Corrupt Society (2min)

Noah lived in a time when society was so corrupt that God had to destroy the entire world through a massive flood. The Torah says that Noah found favor in God’s eyes, Noah walked with God, yet we also see that there is no mention of Noah in any social circles….Why exactly is this? Rabbi Ari Enkin shares a fascinating insight regarding Noah and the way he lived, but more importantly, what we can learn from him…

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