Arriving at Meron, Lag BaOmer – What they saw… (100 Sec)

In life things don’t always work out the way we want them to. Sometimes we get angry, we get frustrated. Although in reality, you can get rid of that anger and frustration with a rather simple technique. It’s called reframing. By looking at the exact same situation through a different lens. In this video Rabbi David Genish shares a somewhat humorus example of how each person sees the exact same scenario differently.

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The Secret Of Tefillin (70 Sec)

Every Jewish male from the age of mitzvot (which is 13yrs) is obligated to put tefillin on his arm and on his head each morning. Not including Shabbat. the most basic reason we don tefillin is because it’s a commandment written in the Torah – However, in this case the Torah hints to us another reason for this incredible commandment and the Ramban (Nachmanides) reveals it to us…

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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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