Shavuot: What It’s All About (3 min)

A story from the Talmud about a couple who couldn’t have children. After 10 years had past, the husband told the wife that they should divorce. It was decided that they meet with the Great Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai before proceeding with a divorce. They told him the story and he advised an unusual course of action…which they followed. Rabbi Benzion Klatzko shares this story with along with the powerful message that is derived from it…

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Gad Elbaz: Live The Present (60 Sec)

Gad Elbaz’s most popular song Hashem Melech which quotes a famous prayer “Hashem Melech, Hashem Malach, Hashem Yimloch LeOlam Va’ed” which says: “God reigns as King, God reigned as King, and God will always reign as King forever” – The question is asked, why do we start with God reigns as King in the present tense? Wouldn’t it make more sense, to speak it out chronologically, to go from Past, Present to Future? Gad Elbaz shares some insight into the order of this famous Jewish prayer and declaration.

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