Simchat Torah: The merit of a dance

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, Sunday, 10:22 AM

All together now - On Sukkot, Shmini Atzeret and Simchat Torah

There is more to Sukkot's message than meets the eye.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, Sunday, 10:18 AM

Simchat Torah: Celebrating a Torah of fire and water

How did Moshe begin his blessings to the Children of Israel? Daniel Pinner, Sunday, 10:15 AM

Special Sukkot message: The secret of true joy and true music

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, Friday, 12:00 PM

Women are not obligated to dwell in the Sukkah - why?

He spread a Cloud for a cover, and a Fire to light up the nightProfessor Gerald Aranoff, Friday, 11:50 AM

Sukkot: Wave your Jewish Jedi lightsaber joyfully

Jew, Yehudi, Jehudi, Jedi… Get it? Now's the time to connect. Ariel Natan Pasko, Friday, 8:06 AM

"I Believe" - introduction to 5780

Covenant & Conversation for this new year will be based on the basic tenet of Judaism - belief.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Thursday, 8:58 AM

I invite poor, lonely Ushpizin to my sukkah meals.

The Ushpizin (guests) in the Sukkah are first and foremost the poor and lonely, as well as new immigrants, and it is a mitzvah to invite them to a meal on Chag. Anyone who invites such guests merits hosting the exalted Ushpizin, the righteous souls.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 10/15/2019, 3:36 PM

Tanya: Chap. 38 class 3

Studying Tanya will set you on the road to spiritual health. Previous lectures can be found by clicking the link below.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 10/15/2019, 3:32 PM

Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles) guide for the perplexed, 2019

Facts about the holiday whose names include The Time of Our Gladness and which the Pilgrims tried to emulate.Amb. (ret.) Yoram Ettinger , 10/15/2019, 3:30 PM

The Sukkah of Leviathan

In the Pesikta, Rabbi Levi explains that whoever fulfils the mitzvah of sukkah in this world will dwell in the sukkah of Leviathan in time to come - what does that mean? And how does a sukkah symbolize peace? Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 10/13/2019, 9:29 AM

Let us all dwell in one Sukkah!

Why can one eat in a communal Sukkah and fulfill the mitzvah, while one needs one's own Four Species on the first day of the holiday? Danny Ginsbourg, 10/13/2019, 9:21 AM

The majesty of the etrog

What symbolism can be ascribed to the Four Species held on Sukkot? Steven Genack, 10/13/2019, 9:16 AM

Ha'azinu: The diversity of Israel

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, Torah luminary, poet, Religious Zionist leader and founder of Merkaz HaRav Yeshiva in Jerusalem.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 10/11/2019, 12:03 PM

What are we doing here? A look at Moshe's final message.

In Israel, that is.Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 10/11/2019, 12:02 PM

Dvar Torah: Ha’azinu

What’s the longest word in the Torah?Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 10/11/2019, 11:58 AM

Haazinu: The special quality of Moses' vision

Moshe himself was unable to enter the Land, but his vision of it conveyed an aspect of his continued leadership even after his death, which helped drive the nation’s full connection to the sanctity of the Land. Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 10/10/2019, 1:01 PM

Haazinu: Jewish angst

There appears to be a continuing and gnawing frustration and feeling of dissatisfaction that is present in Jewish society, no matter how great our material blessings and social successes are. Rabbi Berel Wein, 10/10/2019, 12:50 PM

Post High Holydays: The dance of life

We can stay close to G-d even after the intensity of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. We must remember that He is always there for us. Helena Hawkins, 10/10/2019, 12:40 PM

What is more important? Our lives or the performance of mitzvot?

A message for Yom Kippur from the Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 10/8/2019, 12:07 PM

Teshuva for the generation of rebirth

A Yom Kippur message from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, Torah luminary, poet philosopher and leader.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 10/8/2019, 11:59 AM

The wondrous third vidui of the Cohen Gadol

The High Priest's third vidui, confession, is: I confess, but they did it. Danny Ginsbourg, 10/8/2019, 7:36 AM

The physical, the spiritual; the balance

We forever teeter between the dual facets of our nature, seeking to impart spiritual meaning to the physical, to give honor and grace to our place in creation.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 10/8/2019, 7:29 AM

The Laws of Yom Kippur 5780

A summary of the laws that pertain to the holiest and most solemn day of the Jewish year.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 10/7/2019, 7:12 AM

Mistakes are our essence

Steven Genack, 10/7/2019, 6:30 AM

Having to or wanting to fast?

Yom Kippur presents a unique opportunity. It is a day where one is defined as a sinner, and one faces this reality.Rabbi Dr. Dvir Ginsberg, 10/7/2019, 5:59 AM

The secret of atonement on Yom Kippur

On Yom Kippur, the everlasting covenant between God and Israel, independent of our deeds and continuing despite our sins, is revealed.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 10/5/2019, 10:56 PM

Insights into selected Yom Kippur prayers

Unetane Tokef, Melech Elyon and the Ten Martyrs, central prayers on the fast day, are explained below.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 10/5/2019, 10:43 PM

On creativity, plasticity and repentance

“The future imprints its stamp on the past and determines its image.” (The Rav, Halakhic Man, p. 115). A central theme in the Rav’s weltanschauung is his emphasis on halakhic man’s creative gesture. Prof. Itzhak D. Goldberg, MD FACR, 10/5/2019, 10:36 PM

Teshuva for the generation of rebirth

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 10/4/2019, 12:00 PM

To go forward - Vayelech

Through the Lens of Torah: Torah Portion of VaYelech : Deuteronomy 31:1–30 Moshe Kempinski, 10/4/2019, 11:32 AM

Constantly growing - Vayelech

The greatness of our teacher Moshe lies in the fact that until the last day of his life he was actively pursuing his goals. Rabbi Berel Wein, 10/4/2019, 7:27 AM

The message of the Fast of Gedalia

Considered a minor fast day, the third day of Tishrei is in reality a powerful day that harbors the possibility for tikkun and Redemption.Rabbi Zalman Baruch Melamed, 10/3/2019, 6:42 AM

Tanya, how to follow the road to spiritual health

All previous lectures are available by clicking link below. including previous videos. However, each unit can be understood on its own. Chapter 48, class 2.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 10/2/2019, 2:21 PM

Yom Kippur 100 years or more ago, in words and photos

Photographic treasures from the Library of Congress. Lenny Ben David, 10/2/2019, 1:47 PM

10 thoughts for the High Holydays

Ten short ideas which might help you focus your davening and ensure you have a meaningful and transformative experience.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 9/29/2019, 5:50 PM

Rosh Hashanah: Knowing the Teruah-Blast

A Rosh Hashanah message from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 9/29/2019, 1:07 AM

Rosh Hashanah: You are what you do

This powerful message emerges for us from the beginning of Parshat Nitzavim which is always read close to Rosh Hashanah.Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, 9/29/2019, 12:03 AM

For what is man judged?

Alongside the judgement of Clal Yisrael, which is the central point of the High Holidays, every single individual is also judged.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 9/28/2019, 9:31 PM

The Parsha and current events: Where is the Avraham of our generation?

Parashat Nitzavim: The last Shabbat of the year 5779. Tibi and Rivlin, Ephron and Abraham - the contrast is telling..Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 9/27/2019, 5:41 PM

Weekly Torah Portion: Nitzavim and Rosh Hashanah message

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 9/27/2019, 5:39 PM

Why in the world do they go to Uman?

Uman. In the past few  years, I have discovered that few words trigger people into a ferocious debate more than this one. Leah Aharoni, 9/27/2019, 8:59 AM

Nitzavim: Mutual responsibility in Eretz Yisrael

A most timely message for all of us and our elected leaders: May it be God’s will that we realize our mutual responsibility within Eretz Yisrael, being responsible one for another out of true love friendship and peace. Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 9/26/2019, 12:13 PM

Elul: Picking apples in the field

The King is in the field waiting for us to approach.Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh, 9/26/2019, 8:06 AM

Nitzavim: Not beyond the sea

Covenant and Conversation for the parasha.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 9/26/2019, 7:59 AM

Tanya lecture, your road to spiritual health

Staring Chapter 48. Previous lectures can be heard by clicking link below.HaRav Shneur Zalman Miliadi, 9/25/2019, 8:48 AM

Elul: To be transformed

Hope and faith can change you.Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, 9/24/2019, 10:52 AM

A Rosh Hashana prelude

Insights into the High Holydays.Rabbi Dr. Raymond Apple, 9/24/2019, 10:39 AM

Hashem's blessing to the nation in this world

The reward and punishments in the Torah are for the entire nation, and are meant to be fulfilled in this world. That is self-fulfiling:A nation that lives a Torah and faith-based life is wiser, invests more, has more families, and is more successful.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 9/22/2019, 1:57 PM

Soccer player turned Rabbi: The story of Snir Gueta

How a promising soccer player decided that keeping the Sabbath is more important in his life. An unusual teshuva story. Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/22/2019, 1:46 PM

The enduring soul

Why do Jews seem to prevail over every challenge? What brings Jews back up no matter how low they fall? How do these powerless and defenseless people endure while the mightiest fall?Rabbi Lazer Gurkow, 9/22/2019, 1:07 PM

Ki Tavo: The two paths of Bikkurim

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi.HaRav Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook zts"l, 9/20/2019, 5:40 PM

Ki Tavo: A nation of storytellers

Covenant and Conversation for this week's parasha.Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, 9/20/2019, 5:35 PM

Divine Joy

Through the Lens of Torah Ki Tavo Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8     Moshe Kempinski, 9/20/2019, 5:32 PM

Navigating with our periscope

The parasha and current events.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 9/19/2019, 5:27 AM

Serve Hashem besiimcha - and so will your children!

Our simcha in doing Mitzvot should be greater than our joy in any other activity, whatsoever. Danny Ginsbourg, 9/19/2019, 5:12 AM

Don't forget: Increasing good is the antidote to evil

This week's Dvar Torah is by Rabbi Benjy Levym CEO of Mosaic United, Torah Mitzion Torani Tzioni Movement, 9/19/2019, 5:01 AM