Parshat Vayeira - The Challenge of Raising Children
In this week's Torah portion, G-d commands Abraham to expel Ishmael from his home. According to some commentaries, this was Abraham's most difficult test, even more than sacrificing Isaac. How can we understand this and what can we learn from here about the difficult task of raising children? Join Rabbi Walkin in a fascinating lecture on the way to deal with a rebellious child
Parshat Vayeira - Throwing a Child Out of the House
Could it ever be right to throw a child out of the house? What should a parent's attitude be towards a rebellious child? Rabbi Wallerstein delivers an important lesson in raising children, based on our weekly portion
What Are The Odds?
Kings, prophets, swords, and Sarah's laughter at the tiding of the angels.
Actualizing Our Hidden Potential
From the "Noam Elimelech," Rebbe Elimelech of Lizhensk.
Vayeira - Using the Good for the Good
When a person excels in a certain area, he will find it very difficult to understand how others can exercise a lesser degree of caution in that particular situation.
Vayeira - Holy Laughter
Laughter is a serious matter and we have to know how to use it correctly
Parshat Vayeira - The Greatness of Peace
In this short clip, Rabbi Zamir Cohen discusses the approach we should all take in the promotion of peace within our nation
Vayeira - What is More Important; Truth or Peace?
Truth and peace are ultimate values in Judaism. But what happens when there is a conflict between them?
Vayeira - Successful Parenting
Why did Abraham and Sarah expel Ishmael from their home? Why did Abraham listen to Sarah regarding Ishmael’s future? Rabbi Kaplan with fascinating tips on parenting based on the Weekly Torah Portion.
Vayeira - Fear of G-d vs. Culture & Education
Why did Abraham hide his wife from Avimelech? Rabbi Kaplan with essential lessons for life based on the Weekly Torah Portion.
Vayeira - Akedah - The Ultimate Test
Why did G-d challenge Abraham with the test of sacrificing his son? What was the real difficulty of the test of the Akedah? Rabbi Kaplan with more fascinating insights on the Weekly Portion.
Vayeira - The Destruction of Sedom
Why does Abraham negotiate the destruction of Sedom with G-d? Why were the people of Sedom so cruel and brutal? Why is there no hope for the people of Sedom? Rabbi Kaplan with more vital lessons for life based on the Weekly Portion.
Vayeira - Don’t Look Back
Why was Lot told not to look back at the destruction of Sedom? Why did Lot’s daughters intoxicate their father? Where did Lot’s daughters get wine from? Why is it forbidden to wage war with Amon and Moav? Rabbi Kaplan with more fascinating insights on the Weekly Portion.
Vayeira - Abraham’s Hospitality
Avraham was waiting for guests at the entrance of his tent, during the heat of the day, after undergoing circumcision. Rabbi Kaplan shares fundamental lessons for life based on the Weekly Portion.
Vayeira - Become a Giver
In this week's Torah rap, Rabbi Kantor demonstrates how we should emulate the ways of Avrham Avinu and become true givers
Vayeira - Part 3 - Destruction of Sedom
The Angels tell Lot to leave Sedom together with his family and not to turn back and see the destruction. Why was Lot commanded not to look back? Rabbi Kaplan derives vital life lessons from the verses