Torah portion

It's  not our fault: 'Leadership' in the time of COVID

It's not our fault: 'Leadership' in the time of COVID

Imagine how many lives could have been saved these past months if pikuach nefesh had trumped politics!Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 6/2/2020, 4:10 PM
The Heavenly “cloud” that embraces and separates

The Heavenly “cloud” that embraces and separates

'Step into the misty cloud - for only there is G-d found'Rabbi Moshe Kempinski, 5/28/2020, 3:00 PM
Naso: A sense of mission

Naso: A sense of mission

A humble heart and a head held high at one and the same time is the demand the Torah places on our leaders - and us.Rabbi Berel Wein, 5/28/2020, 2:00 PM
Old is beautiful

Old is beautiful

The elderly venerable man or woman before you is living testimony to the living God of Israel.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 5/17/2020, 5:00 AM
Happenstance? Unrelated events?

Happenstance? Unrelated events?

Regarding reality around us as an unrelated series of unconnected random events is a post-modern malady of epic proportions.Rabbi Gedalia Meyer, 5/16/2020, 9:26 PM
Anti-Semitic hacking of Rabbi Hagai Lundin's Zoom class

Anti-Semitic hacking of Rabbi Hagai Lundin's Zoom class

During the weekly class, hostile elements broke into the broadcast with anti-Semitic content and messages of support for terrorismArutz Sheva, 5/15/2020, 6:08 PM
Knowledge of the Torah is not enough to bring about a profound and real change in us

Knowledge of the Torah is not enough to bring about a profound and real change in us

Like food which when digested becomes part of a person, when one delves into Torah it becomes part of him and he becomes a better person.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 5/15/2020, 10:30 AM
Lessons from the weekly Torah portion: Talk about intimate issues with your children!

Lessons from the weekly Torah portion: Talk about intimate issues with your children!

Rabbi Shlomo Sobol on what Torah portions Tazria-Metzora, and 'redundant' language, are trying to teach us about talking with our children.Rabbi Shlomo Sobol, 4/24/2020, 3:29 PM
What does Hashem’s back look like?

What does Hashem’s back look like?

Our teffilin are all about our praise for Hashem, but Hashem’s teffilin are all about his praise for the people of Israel.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 3/15/2020, 6:11 AM
Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Recently launched parsha e-list reaches thousands. Check out a sneak-peek of the content, exclusively shared with Arutz Sheva readers!Sharona Cohen, 10/25/2019, 12:19 AM
Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Sneak-peek: Video from weekly parsha e-newsletter

Recently launched parsha e-list reaches thousands. Check out a sneak-peek of the content, exclusively shared with Arutz Sheva readers!Sharona Cohen, 10/18/2019, 11:00 AM
E-Newsletter Reveals Precisely How The Messiah Will Come

E-Newsletter Reveals Precisely How The Messiah Will Come

Recently launched parsha e-list reaches thousands. Check out a sneak-peek of the content, exclusively shared with Arutz Sheva readers!Sharona Cohen, 9/6/2019, 6:14 PM
Sneak-Peek: New Weekly Parsha e-Newsletter

Sneak-Peek: New Weekly Parsha e-Newsletter

A new parsha e-list has reached thousands of readers less than a month and a half after its launch. Check out a sneak-peek of the content!Sharona Cohen, 7/18/2019, 4:59 PM
This Thursday: Launch of New Nationalist Torah Email Newsletter

This Thursday: Launch of New Nationalist Torah Email Newsletter

This Thursday, Bet El Institutions is launching an e-newsletter, offering weekly Torah insights in the spirit of the Rav Kook's teachingsSharona Cohen, 5/26/2019, 4:15 PM
Terumah: A portable home

Terumah: A portable home

Covenant & Conversation - thoughts on the weekly Torah reading.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 2/7/2019, 7:59 AM
Clal Ysrael and the Sneh: The connection of Moshe‏

Clal Ysrael and the Sneh: The connection of Moshe‏

Rabbi Aryeh Leibowitz of the Shaalavim Yeshiva's commentary on the weekly Torah portion.Arutz Sheva, 12/28/2018, 4:06 PM
Book of Exodus: The name is 'Names'

Book of Exodus: The name is 'Names'

Why is the book of Exodus called 'Shemot' - 'Names' - in Hebrew? Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains the deeper message hidden in the title.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2018, 6:56 PM
Google Heaven: Am I gonna die today?

Google Heaven: Am I gonna die today?

Can man's power of choice alter Divine destiny? Rabbi Yitzchak Botton addresses the controversial issue of free will.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2018, 6:07 PM
Yaakov and Eisav: The battle for a spiritual life

Yaakov and Eisav: The battle for a spiritual life

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains the significance for daily life of the rivalry between biblical twins Yaakov and Eisav.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2018, 11:22 PM
'Heart of the Parasha' with Rabbi Lundin at Bar-Ilan University

'Heart of the Parasha' with Rabbi Lundin at Bar-Ilan University

Every week at Bar-Ilan University hundreds convene for weekly Torah lessons by Rabbi Haggai Lundin in cooperation with Kollel Organization.Rafael Levy, 10/22/2018, 5:32 PM
Haazinu:  To remember, to forget

Haazinu: To remember, to forget

The Torah never seeks the absence of something, rather the fullness of something. The Torah asks for an active state of memory through an act or a personal effort of memory.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 9/20/2018, 2:38 PM
Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz changes how we read the Humash - now in English

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz changes how we read the Humash - now in English

The new English translation of famed Torah luminary Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz' edition of the Five Books of Moses has an innovative and unique way of making the text approachable for everyone. Rochel Sylvetsky, 9/7/2018, 11:05 AM
Do you own a boat?

Do you own a boat?

The sea of life represents the many burdens that we encounter every day. Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 8/5/2018, 7:36 AM
Weekly Torah Portion: Balak

Weekly Torah Portion: Balak

Rabbi Chaim Richman, 6/28/2018, 3:18 PM
Weekly Torah portion: Naso

Weekly Torah portion: Naso

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 5/26/2018, 9:29 PM
Don't be afraid to speak out!

Don't be afraid to speak out!

A photograph outside the church where my bar mitzva was held due to renovations in our Temple, shows me holding the Hebrew prayer book upside down. Tzvi Fishman, 5/21/2018, 9:33 AM
Bamidbar:  Count for something

Bamidbar: Count for something

Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 5/17/2018, 8:44 PM
Bechukotai: In search of the "Why"

Bechukotai: In search of the "Why"

The infinite spaces are not silent. Beneath and beyond them is the still, small voice of God, and it is this that gives meaning to history and to our individual lives.Former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 5/11/2018, 8:50 AM
The parsha and current events: Dwelling apart

The parsha and current events: Dwelling apart

The Jewish ideal is to be involved with the world, while at the same time to be fiercely protective of our particular spiritual status.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 7/17/2016, 1:07 AM
Chukat (Diaspora): Grief for Aaron

Chukat (Diaspora): Grief for Aaron

Why was there greater grief for the passing of Aaron than there was for the passing of Moses? The Chief Rabbi explains.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 7/15/2016, 10:50 AM
Yinon Magal: I made a mistake, I have sinned

Yinon Magal: I made a mistake, I have sinned

In emotional speech on weekly Torah portion, former MK admits wrongdoing and vows to be better husband in the future.Yoni Kempinski, 12/17/2015, 9:16 AM
'True Greatness Is Not As Great As You Think'

'True Greatness Is Not As Great As You Think'

Join Rabbi Ilan Meirov from "Chazaq" for insights and commentary from "Shemot", this week's Torah portion.Arutz Sheva, 1/9/2015, 3:17 PM
Tikkun Olam

Tikkun Olam

It took ten generations for G-d's purpose to be clear. Moshe Kempinski, 10/23/2014, 8:32 AM
The Right Way to Do Teshuva: Parshat Re'eh

The Right Way to Do Teshuva: Parshat Re'eh

The weekly Torah portion, with Rabbi Daniel Glattstein of Kehal Torat Emet in New York.Eliran Aharon, New York, 8/2/2013, 11:51 AM
Weekly Torah Portion: Defeating Evil Instinct

Weekly Torah Portion: Defeating Evil Instinct

Rabbi Avraham Nissanian of New York, on Parshat Dvarim and our debt of gratitude to G-d.Eliran Aharon, New York, 7/12/2013, 11:15 AM
Rabbi on Cities of Refuge, Jewish Joy

Rabbi on Cities of Refuge, Jewish Joy

Rabbi Moshe Bamberger shares teachings on the Torah portion of the week.Eliran Aharon, New York, 7/5/2013, 1:06 PM
Rabbi Assaf Rahmanov on Bilaam’s ‘Final Solution’

Rabbi Assaf Rahmanov on Bilaam’s ‘Final Solution’

New York rabbi discusses recent Torah portions, including Bilaam’s plan to destroy the Jewish nation., 6/30/2013, 11:46 AM
Parshat Hashavua with Rabbi Ilan Meirov

Parshat Hashavua with Rabbi Ilan Meirov

Rabbi Ilan Meirov talks about this week’s Torah portion and how it relates to the questions of our generation.Eliran Aharon, New York, 6/14/2013, 11:32 AM
Rabbi Criticizes Women of the Wall, Hareidi Thugs

Rabbi Criticizes Women of the Wall, Hareidi Thugs

New York Rabbi takes both sides of Kotel dispute to task, and shares thoughts on this week’s Torah portion.Eliran Aharon, New York, 5/24/2013, 12:33 PM
Lech Lecha: Take Hold of the Land!

Lech Lecha: Take Hold of the Land!

, 10/25/2012, 10:10 PM