Search Results "Spirituality"
A First Conversation to Have With a Newcomer to Judaism
What's the ideal discussion to have with a newcomer to Judaism or spirituality? What's the goal and purpose of life? Rabbi Kantor analyzes concepts such as physical pleasure, gratification, entertainment, relationships, life challenges, trends and more
A Hundred Blessings a Day
What is the importance of reciting blessings? What is the significance of reciting 100 blessings a day? Rabbi Alpren elaborates on the origin and the impact of reciting 100 blessings every single day
A Royal Crown - The Head Covering of a Man
Why does a Jewish man cover his head? A person whose head is exposed stunts his spiritual growth, as the head covering has a positive, G-d-fearing effect on the person. As the Talmud says, “Cover your head so that you may be G-d fearing
A Royal Crown - The Head Covering of a Woman
The mitzvah that instructs a married woman to cover her hair seems like an inconceivable restriction to many people. What’s the difference between her hair and the permissibly exposed hair of a single woman?
A Searching Soul
The consumer market has a magnetic pull that convinces us that we are constantly lacking something. How can we save ourselves from falling into this trap? Rabbi Alpren provides antidotes and solutions for this continual trap of searching for material acquisitions, focusing on the needs of the 'searching soul'
A Spiritual Quest - Rabbi Zamir Cohen
Who does it mean to be a spiritual person? Do I have to abstain completely from all the pleasures of this world in order to be considered spiritual? How can I bridge the physical with the spiritual, the body with the soul? Embark on a journey of self-discovery with Rabbi Zamir Cohen
How can we tap into the energy and spirituality of Shabbat? In a thrilling lecture, Rabbi Orlofsky illustrates the deeper meaning of Shabbat, and explains how we can experience the beauty of this holy day.
Alignment vs. Connection
The 613 commandments are ways to fulfill our alignment with the Creator of The World, whereas any human being can connect to G-d at any given moment. In a sensational lecture Rabbi Glaser explains the difference between formal and informal connection to G-d
All or Nothing
In this lecture series on Jewish law, Rabbi Zamir Cohen demystifies the 'all or nothing' misconception that people have when it comes to observing the commandments.
Are You a Soul or a Body?
What is your true self? What is the definition of the soul? Rabbi Coren in a fascinating clip explains the beauty of living life as a soul.
Aspiring to Greatness
How can you unleash your true potential? How can you achieve true greatness? Rabbi Shafier provides practical guidelines for reaching your full potential.
Becoming a Kinder Person
Every human being has two motivating forces, the desire to give and the desire to take. These forces are the root of every human action. In a sensational lecture, Rabbi Sinclair explains that our mission in life is to emulate God by becoming a giver
Beshalach - Part 3
Why is there a commandment to wipe out Amalek? Rabbi Kaplan explains how the battle against Amalek is not just a physical battle, rather an ongoing spiritual battle as well
Carrying Chanukah Into the Bleak Winter
How can we implement the spiritual high points of Chanukah into the long winter? Rabbi Gottlieb derives essential lessons for life based on the laws and customs of Chanukah
Chanukah - A Battle of Beliefs
In this short clip, Rabbi Botton reveals the secret how to win the ongoing battle of Chanukah
Chanukah - Greek & Jew
Why did the Greeks command the Jewish people to write on the horns of an ox 'We have no part in the G-d of Israel'? In an inspiring clip, Rabbi Schiller recounts the intellectual and spiritual resistance of the Jews against the Greeks
Chukat - The Mystery of the Red Heifer
The ultimate meaning of the laws regarding the ritual of the Red Heifer is beyond us. Rabbi Breitowitz elaborates on this mysterious commandment.
Clinical death in other religions
Hello. I am a religious person but there is a question that interests me for a long time. If, as a religious person, you say that clinical death is a proof that Judaism is correct because it shows people are judged in heaven etc. etc., so why do people of other religions (Christians, for example) who also experienced clinical death describe it in terms of their own religion (for instance, Christians said they saw Jesus). Yet their religion is nonsense and made up.
Commandments – Actions of the Spirit
The absolute uniqueness of Judaism is not its God-consciousness; it is the teaching that the body can be drawn up into sanctity. It is not the teaching of the holiness of spirit, it is the teaching of the holiness of the physical