Ki Tetsei: Fighting Amalek

Fighting Amalek and perfecting the world. Daniel Pinner, 8/31/2017, 9:59 AM

Two kinds of hate

Covenant & Conversation for Ki Tetsei.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 8/31/2017, 9:48 AM

Mezuzah and luck

Insights into topics in Judaism.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 8/30/2017, 1:47 PM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 36, class 2

Tanya will put you on the road to a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 8/29/2017, 7:44 AM


The great secret – the key to everything – is love. Helena Hawkins, 8/28/2017, 9:14 PM

No state without faith

During the period of the passing of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook ztz”l, it is worthwhile recalling his position on the Zionist movement: It is important to take part in it, but it will succeed only out of holiness.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 8/28/2017, 10:12 AM

Torah and the consent of the governed

What makes the politics of social contract distinctive is its insistence that government is the free choice of a free nation. The Torah is the blueprint of that society.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 8/28/2017, 9:23 AM

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion: Shoftim

Shoftim Deuteronomy 16:18–21:9 Moshe Kempinski, 8/25/2017, 4:14 PM

The Parsha and Current Events:  Jews in government service

Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 8/25/2017, 3:59 PM

Shoftim: The land for peace travesty

The laws of warfare talk about enemies, and how to treat them. Daniel Pinner, 8/25/2017, 3:56 PM

Shoftim: You must be wholehearted with the Lord your God

Are we allowed to delve into the future?Professor Gerald Aranoff, 8/25/2017, 1:08 PM

Halakha on the Line: Impaired judgment

A new weekly series of conversations on contemporary halakhic issues.Rabbi Yair Hoffman, 8/24/2017, 12:25 PM

The art of compromise

In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us about the Art of Compromise.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 8/24/2017, 12:19 PM

Moving out of exile - challenge and responsibility

This week's Dvar Torah is by Dani Eisenstock, former Shaliach in Kansas City (2002-3), currently Director of Marketing and Sales at and Groups Facilitator at Gesher. Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 8/24/2017, 12:13 PM

The weekly Torah portion: Shoftim

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 8/24/2017, 12:11 PM

A spiritual vacation in the Temple

In the future, thousands of hotels will be built near the Temple so that everyone can rejoice and receive relevant, spiritual guidance. Throughout the year, Jerusalem will serve as a spiritual center for all mankindRabbi Eliezer Melamed, 8/21/2017, 5:14 PM

Weekly Tanya lecture: Chap. 36, class 1

Tanya will start you on the road to a healthy spiritual life.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 8/21/2017, 5:08 PM

Life and death

Judaism deals with every aspect of life - and death.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 8/21/2017, 5:07 PM


This is a film that the hasidic community would just love to see. The only problem is that, by and large, it is anathema and strictly forbidden, in most instances, to either see a movie or go to a movie theater. But it is catching on. Larry Gordon, 8/21/2017, 5:00 PM

The Sabbath Amidah prayer

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 8/20/2017, 12:59 AM

Seeing correctly

Only clear vision can lead to wise and correct choices.Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/20/2017, 12:55 AM

Three in order

About priorities.Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 8/20/2017, 12:50 AM

Killing idolators; friendly rabbis; pain and gain

Insights into Torah topics.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 8/20/2017, 12:33 AM

Re’eh: Being upright

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion of Re’eh. Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17 Moshe Kempinski, 8/17/2017, 8:57 PM

The parsha and current events: Godly compromise

If you don’t make Kiddush, then Hashem will deal with you with Havdalah. Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 8/17/2017, 8:52 PM

Weekly Torah Portion: Re'eh

Rabbi Chaim Richman, 8/17/2017, 8:49 PM

Data Plan? Who decides – you or your IPhone?

A Jew must be master of his movement in the world; he cannot allow himself to be swayed by outside forces.  Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 8/17/2017, 8:41 PM

Re'eh: Sight and vision

The commandments that the Torah enjoins us to observe are a form of corrective lenses to aid us in seeing things clearly and accurately. Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/16/2017, 6:45 AM

Video: Lessons in leadership

One of the world's leading thinkers talks about leadership.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 8/16/2017, 6:40 AM

Re'eh: Why should we be like the sand of the sea?

‘Who is Hashem speaking to? Is he speaking to me, to each single, individual Jewish person or is he speaking to the whole nation?’Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 8/16/2017, 6:36 AM

Should the Jewish state allow same-sex families to adopt children?

Does a democratic Jewish state have to allow single gender families to adopt children?Dr. Chaim Charles Cohen, 8/14/2017, 7:56 PM

The Levitical model for supporting Torah

The Kohanim and the Levi’im established the model of the ‘garin Torani’: scattered throughout the country, but living in groups * The Israelites supported the Kohanim and Levi’im who studied Torah.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 8/14/2017, 7:53 PM

I did it my way

When G-d created us, He poured a different mold for each of us.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 8/12/2017, 10:32 PM

Life lessons from the Torah portion: Choose life

Grace in Judaism is the power of choosing G-d. Moshe Kempinski, 8/12/2017, 10:24 PM

Four blessings to be said after eating

Torah from Israel's first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi, the iconic founder of Religious Zionism.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 8/11/2017, 6:17 PM

Weekly Torah portion: Eikev

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 8/11/2017, 7:43 AM

Eikev: Step carefully

What does Eikev represent?Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/10/2017, 11:51 PM

The written Torah does not command us to recite blessings before food

In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi highlights that there is no Mitzvah in the Torah for us to recite a blessing before we eat our food.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 8/10/2017, 7:54 AM

What an unusual name for a Torah portion

Insights into parshat Eikev. Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 8/9/2017, 11:13 AM

The spiritual crisis of post modern, Western society

Torah and sociology series addressing two aspects of the relationship between Torah social values and perspective and the spiritual crisis afflicting post modern Western society.  Dr. Chaim Charles Cohen, 8/8/2017, 2:50 PM

Three ways to develop a love for G-d

Loving Hashem as a learning process.Rabbi Jesse Horn, 8/8/2017, 10:58 AM

The quality of mercy

The Shmuz on the parsha.Rabbi BenZion Shafier, 8/7/2017, 3:04 PM

Bread and war

Insights into Torah topics.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 8/7/2017, 7:55 AM

The ancient Tu B'Av tradition

Three different statements by three young women of differing backgrounds. One lesson.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 8/5/2017, 11:09 PM

The peace of Torah scholars

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 8/4/2017, 4:51 PM

Shabbat Va'etchanan - Nachamu: Hope brings consolation

The Jewish people always believe that there are better days ahead. Rabbi Berel Wein, 8/4/2017, 4:47 PM

Va'etchanan: Recovering from grief

The Rebbe showed the way.Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 8/3/2017, 10:19 PM

Weekly Torah portion: Va'etchanan

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 8/3/2017, 3:11 PM

The shmuz: I hate criticism

There are three rules for rebuking someone.Rabbi BenZion Shafier, 8/2/2017, 5:55 PM

We're all in this together

Comfort, presence and prayer.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 8/2/2017, 5:36 PM

Does G-d love you?

Can Hashem who called the Jewish nation my first born son, hate his own son?Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 8/1/2017, 1:11 PM

Internalizing the tragedy of Tisha B'Av

Should it be a struggle to internalize the reality of the loss of the Temple? Rabbi Dr. Darrell Ginsberg, 8/1/2017, 1:09 PM

Laws for the Fast of the 9th of Av 5777

A primer for observing the fast we all hope will be unnecessary.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 7/31/2017, 12:36 PM

Interesting facts about the 9th of Av

A guide for the perplexed bsed on ancient Jewish sages.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 7/31/2017, 12:30 PM

A most surprising law for the 9th of Av

In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi discusses a most surprising halakha for Tisha B’Av!Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 7/30/2017, 10:29 AM

The Temple - top of the agenda

Our political and defense leaders do not understand the nation of Israel’s mission, and consequently, do not grasp the essence of the struggle against our enemies.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 7/30/2017, 10:11 AM

Life Lessons from the Torah Portion: Dvarim

Where are we? Moshe Kempinski, 7/28/2017, 12:55 PM