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Praying for Others - The Kidnapping
How should we respond to the kidnapping of our fellow brothers? What can we do when others are in trouble? Rabbi Gottlieb explains the significance and impact of praying for others
Shemoneh Esrei - The First Blessing
Why does the first blessing in the shemoneh esrei begin by mentioning all three Forefathers, though ends off by mentioning only Avraham? What's the ultimate way to praise God in prayer? Rabbi Botton delivers unique insights to the daily prayers based on kabbalah
Is it permitted to daven shmonei esrei facing a painting which depicts the Bais Hamikdash? Thank You
How can I feel G-d’s love for me?
Many have asked me: How do we develop faith? How can I feel G-d's love for me?
Does G-d need my prayer?
Does G-d need my prayer?
The Ultimate Protection
What can we do to protect the Jewish people from the enemy? Rabbi Krohn delivers a sensational speech, inspiring us to use the power of prayer and speech as protection from our enemies that surround us
Can a non-Jew repent?
I wanted to ask: Can a non-Jew repent or was repentance given only to the Jews?
God is Good
we hear that God does only good. whats the proof for this? The accepted reason is that God Created the world to do good, He does not lack anything and therefore has no gain from the creation, therefore it must be only in order to give good to others. one only does bad in order to gain from it, and since He lacks nothing, it must be He does only good. I think this is a fallacy, it could certainly be that a bad thing will do bad for no purpose, like a fire, since it is a body of flame, it burns things, it doesn't need a reason for it, it simply burns bec' that's it's nature. So too, if somoeone's nature is bad, he will do bad without a purpose. therefore prove to me that God does not have a streak of badness to him.
Parshat Devarim - Part 5
The Jewish people wandered in the desert for 40 years. Through the power of prayer they merited to dwell in the same place for 19 years. From this event Rabbi Lauffer derives vital lessons in our attitude towards prayer
Difficulty in finding a match for a divorcee
About four and a half years ago I divorced, at my husband’s request. Before the divorce I went to a rabbi who asked me to buy a lock, lock it and throw it into the sea and asked me to read a prayer. Can there be a connection between this and the fact that I can not find a potential partner for so long? Also, I can not find the Ketuba to tear it up. What is recommended to do in this case? Answer:
Shemoneh Esrei - The First Blessing - Part 5
Rabbi Botton explains why we emphasize the merits of our Forefathers in the beginning of the Shemoneh Esrei. Develop a deeper understanding of this unique prayer
Shemoneh Esrei - The First Blessing - Part 4
In this episode Rabbi Botton focuses on understanding the goodness and mercifulness of God. Learn about the meaning of God's attributes mentioned in the first blessing of the Shemoneh Esrei
Shemoneh Esrei - The First Blessing - Part 3
Rabbi Botton discusses the meaning of the first blessing of the Shemoneh Esrei. What's the connection between this blessing and the characteristics of Avraham Avinu?
Shemoneh Esrei - The First Blessing - Part 2
What is the function of a blessing? What does it mean "Blessed are You Hashem"? What's the significance of the different Divine names we use when praying?
Shemoneh Esrei - The First Blessing - Part 1
The Shemoneh Esrei is the pinnacle of the prayer service. Why do we pray with our feet together? Learn about the structure of this unique prayer.
Prayer & Faith
Prayer is an expression of faith, in view of the fact that one is acknowledging the presence of God. Why did God design the world in a way that His presence is not seen or felt?
How Does Prayer Work?
If all that God does is for the good, why should one pray to change things? Can our prayers change reality? Rabbi Botton clarifies the basics of how prayer works
Parshat Nasso - Part 4
Learn how the Priestly Blessings contain everything we can possibly want. What's the uniqueness of these blessings? How do blessings have an effect on our lives?
The Blessing of all Blessings
What is a blessing? What are the differences between blessings? What is the significance of the word "Bracha" (blessing) and what is its root?
In this weekly lesson, Rabbi Zamir Cohen discusses the practice of self-secluded prayer, also known as 'Hitbodedut'. The questions, How? When? and Where? are all answered in this short clip.