Search Results "Study of Torah"
Watch: The Life and Times of Maran Harav Ovadia Yosef OBM
This movie describes in detail the extraordinary accomplishments of Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the foremost Sephardic Rabbi of his time. Rabbi Yosef, a phenomenal scholar with a photographic memory who could quote hundreds of books verbatim, succeeded in revolutionizing Torah scholarship in the Sephardic world with his fifty books and established an entire educational system which maintained the Sephardic customs and methods of study as well as spawning an entire generation of Torah scholars
Watch Now: Chazaq Hoshana Rabbah Event Live in New York
It is customary to stay awake through the night of Hoshana Raba and study Torah. Join Hidabroot, Torah-Anytime & Chazaq for a live broadcast of inspirational lectures throughout the night of Hoshana Raba
Why did Rabbi Kanievsky Shlit’a Urgently call 10 People into His Room?
Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky Shlit’a, who spends day and night studying Torah, completed a Tractate of Talmud and then asked to organize an urgent minyan so he could continue his regular studies. Filmed by David Zer
Watch: Rare Footage of the Great Sage Rabbi Elyashiv Learning Torah
Get a glimpse of greatness. The Holy Sage Rabbi Yosef Sholom Elyashiv Zt”l was the leading Torah authority of the previous generation. He spent most of his days engaged in studying the depths of the entire Torah. He passed away at the ripe old age of 102
Do they learn Torah in hell?
Hello Rabbi, I wanted to ask if G-d has pity on the wicked in hell? If He feels sorry for them, will He take them out of it? I also want to know if they study Torah in hell?
Can women return in a reincarnation?
Concerning reincarnation for women: I understand that according to Kabbalah, a woman can not return in a reincarnation and all the women nowadays are new souls, but on the other hand, in Rabbi Zamir’s book "The Revolution", he brings scientific studies on women who were reincarnated and brings evidence from hypnosis. Who is right? Kabbalah or science?
Watch: Incredible Discovery about Drops of Water
A fascinating study conducted in Stuttgart Germany, reveals that every drop of water has its own unique 'face'. This study illustrates what is written in Torah sources concerning rain: "There is no (rain) drop that touches another". See amazing documentation
The Power of the Blessings on Torah Study
10 facts you may not have known about the inherent power of the blessing we say before learning Torah and prayer for our children
Shavuot - Defining Torah Study
It is evident from the Rambam that the proper fulfillment of the commandment of Torah study involves teaching Torah as well as learning it
Nobel Prize Laureate Prof. Aumann: Jews Win More Prizes Because of Their Culture of Torah Study
There is almost no year when a Jew doesn’t win a Nobel prize. This year also, a Nobel prize was won by a Jew, Prof. Michael Kosterlitz.
The Wake Up Call of Kol Nidrei
Today he is a genuinely committed to Judaism, and studies Torah every available moment. In his home, you can sometimes see the light in his salon on until the wee hours of the night, because he is busy studying a subject in Bava Kama. Who would believe that this was once “Yigal the Bukharian”? This is the story of the Kol Nidrei that caused a revolution in the heart of a new immigrant to Israel.
Pokemon Will Lead you to the Beit Midrash
A short video encouraging the study of Torah precisely through ... "Pokemon Go". Watch video gone viral
Supporting People who Learn Torah
Here in Mumbai, I help organize Torah lectures for Israelis through Chabad, but I am also still searching and seeking. Just now I heard from a non-religious man that according to Maimonides (Rambam) it is forbidden to support people who learn Torah. It is even a sin for those learning Torah to collect money, as their learning must be accompanied with work. Is this true? When I give money to those learning Torah am I doing a sin? And how can it be that an entire community of religious people are making this mistake? I am sure there is a reasonable explanation. I don't know how to respond to him, so I would appreciate hearing your answer.
Bechukotai - The Uniqueness of Torah Study
Why is there such tremendous emphasis on Torah study in Judaism? What is the meaning of the rebuke mentioned in Parshat Bechukotai? Rabbi Breitowitz delivers remarkable insights on the Parsha
Torah Revival in Jerusalem’s Old City
It appeared that the sound of Torah learning almost stopped in the Old City — and suddenly it had returned, full of life. Yeshiva students and Torah scholars fill the halls of synagogues and study houses in the Old City of Jerusalem. Where do they keep the oil jug and the shofar from the Holy Temple? What is the legend about the Yeshivat Porat Yosef rocks? And why was the synagogue named after the prophet Elijah? Then and now in the alleyways of the Jewish Quarter
The Mezuzah of Armon Hanetziv: A Tour of Jerusalem's Borderline
How do people cope these days in East Talpiot in Jerusalem, which is located next door to Jabel Mukaber and Sur Baher? How do they hold on to faith — precisely at this time? "We live with unbelievable miracles in the merit of Torah study", the neighborhood rabbi, Rabbi Aryeh Garbian, says. Life on the border.
"Everyone Deserves A Chance To Improve"- The Work Of A College Rabbi at Hermon Prison
At the Hermon rehabilitative correctional facility, the goal is to give the prisoners their life back again. The prisoners in the Torah section of the facility learn and study, become accustomed to working on their character traits and giving to others but mostly they learn from scratch how to hope once again. The Rabbi of this unusual college, Prison Officer David Ochanona, explains how to distinguish between the individual and his actions, and how not to give up on any person, whoever he is. "Hashem is merciful and helps all of his children, irrespective of where they have fallen to or how they have lapsed".
Elul: Forgiveness - Rabbi Daniel Gefen
Even if one is aware of his transgressions, he will not regret them if he does not know the full extent of the evil his transgressions represent. He may think, “What does it really matter if I ate without making a bracha, or I neglected Torah study - it’s not so terrible.”