Search Results "Moses"
Ha'azinu - Insights to the Song of Moses
If G-d is perfect so why did He create imperfection? Why do the righteous suffer and the wicked prosper? Who has the best ability to interpret worldly events? Rabbi Kaplan with spellbinding insights on the Weekly Portion.
The Life of Moses
Moses received his Biblical name from the daughter of Pharaoh. Why was Moses name chosen by an Egyptian Princess? Rabbi Gottlieb shares remarkable insights to the life of Moses.
Moses in the Parsha - Part 3
Why did Moses marry a kushite woman? Why did Moses separate from his wife? Rabbi Gottlieb analyzes more intriguing events in Moses life.
Moses in the Parsha - Part 2
Moses protests to G-d that he is not capable of being the leader of the Jewish People because he stutters. Why was Moses elected to be the leader of the Jewish People? Rabbi Gottlieb elaborates on the dialogue between G-d and Moses upon appointing him as the leader.
Moses in the Parsha - Part 1
G-d commands Moses to liberate the Jewish People from Egypt. Why does Moses initially refuse to play a role in liberating the nation? Did the Jewish People deserve to leave Egypt? Rabbi Gottlieb expounds on Moses involvement in the Exodus from Egypt.
Korach - Assistance from Above
Rabbi Schiller analyzes the rebellion of Korach, the miracle of 'Moses Hitting the Rock' and Moses' response to the Jewish people's complaints.
Greatness of Moses
It says about Rabbi Akiva, “You have made him slightly less than the angels.” What does this mean?
Who wrote the Grace after Meals (Birchat Ha-Mazon)?
Who wrote the Grace after Meals and why is there such a difference in the various versions?
Ki Tisa - Part 1
Why is there a Jewish custom not to count people? Why is Moses commanded to count the Jewish people by ordering them to donate half a shekel? Rabbi Kaplan delivers remarkable lessons for life based on the scriptures
Ki Tisa - Part 5
What does it mean that Moses spoke to God face to face? Rabbi Kaplan delivers inspiring insights into this week's Torah portion, focusing on interpersonal relationships
Ki Tisa - Part 6
What caused Moshe Rabeinu's face to glow and shine? What is the symbolism of the mask that Moses wore over his face? Rabbi Kaplan delivers more inspiring insights to the parsha
The Kuzari - Part 7
What capabilities do Prophets have? How does Moshe convince the Jewish people that he is the messenger of G-d? The Kuzari proves the authenticity of Moshe's leadership
Overview of the Five Books of Moses
Is the Torah a history book that contains laws or a law book that contains history? What is the purpose of the stories mentioned in the Bible? Rabbi Geller summarizes the main themes of The Five Books of Moses
Pinchas - Moses & the Land of Israel
Why did Moses not know the laws of inheritance? Why is Moses commanded to ascend Mount Haavarim and take a look at the Land of Israel? Rabbi Perlman derives vital lessons for life from the Weekly Portion
The Giving of the Torah
Why did Moses smash the Tablets he just received from G-d on Mount Sinai? In this clip Rabbi Greenblatt derives essential lessons for life from the episode of the giving of the Torah
Is my future husband a cohen
Q. I began the process of converting to Judaism half a year ago and I would like to know if my husband is considered a kohein (Kohanim are Jewish men who are determined to be of direct patrilineal descent from the biblical Aaron (also Aharon), brother of Moses). His grandfather, of blessed memory, on his mother’s side was a kohein, and was even buried according to the customs of the kohein. Would he be considered a kohein based on what we know about his grandfather?
Circumcision - The Day When Blood Coagulation Begins
Dr. Armand James Quick: “It is not a coincidence that the religion of Moses sets its ceremony for circumcision on the eighth day.” In other words, only on the eighth day of life do blood clotting substances reach their all-time high – well beyond the amount that will accompany a normal human being for the rest of his life
Ten Facts about the Book of Psalms-Tehillim
What is the meaning of the name of the Book of Psalms? How many people composed the hymns in the book? And what is the connection between the book of Psalms and Shavuot?
Parshat Shemot - Part 1
Why did Moses, the savior of the Jewish people grow up in the palace of the King of Egypt? How does Moses react when he sees a fellow Jew being beaten? Rabbi Perlman delivers inspiring insights to this week's portion
Shemot - Part 2
What reward did the midwives receive for saving the lives of the Jewish children? Rabbi Kaplan shares deeper insights to the episode of Moses hidden in the basket in the Nile