Friday, December 19, 2014

Mikeitz - The End of Time

What is the concept of the 'keitz' - the end of time? How does that relate to the end of Yosef's incarceration, and the end of the exile? What is the connection between the keitz (end) and the kotz (crown)? How does one access the transcendent temporal realm and draw it down 'faster' so that the world will transcend to that state permanently?

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Running time: 23:51

Friday, December 12, 2014

Vayeshev - Light in the Darkness

In this week's parsha podcast, we explore R' Nosson's teaching about the way of Yosef HaTzadik, who followed in the footsteps of Yaacov - bringing those who were mired in darkness back to the light.

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Running Time: 19:11

Friday, November 14, 2014

Chayei Sarah - Retrieving Holiness

Why did Avraham feel it was so important to pay for the Cave of Machpela (cave of the patriarchs)? Why couldn't he receive it as a gift? What is the significance of that specific burial plot? Why did King David do the same thing when purchasing the Temple Mount upon which the Temple would be built? What is the true spiritual perspective on money?

Find out in this week's parsha podcast.

Running Time: 22:16

Friday, November 7, 2014

Vayeira - Shining the Light of Truth

In this week's parsha podcast, we talk about the idea that the forces of evil surround the entranceway to Holiness, covering it in darkness. Only the light of simple Truth can remove the darkness and show us that gate which we thought was not there.

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Running time: 18:17

Friday, October 31, 2014

Lech Lecha - At The Threshold

Why do the Jewish people need to go through exile? Why do the forces of evil attack them there? How does Hashem's promise in regards to the Egyptian exile apply to the other exiles? What is the 'great wealth' that the Jews receive as they leave exile?

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Running time: 19:18

Friday, October 24, 2014

Noach - Revealing Hidden Kindness

What is the difference between Noach and Moshe? Why is Moshe's generation saved while Noach's is destroyed? What is the concept of the secret hidden kindness of Hashem that keeps the world functioning despite people's distance from Him? How does one access that kindness?

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Running time: 18:53

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Breishis - The Real Truth

Where do we see that the foundation of the creation of the world is Truth? What is the difference between Truth and the Real Truth? What is the lie inherent in the Truth? How does one access the Real Truth?

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Running time: 15:24

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Succos - Full Reflection

What is the difference between the approach on Succos as opposed to Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur? How is that reflected in the moon's appearance? What is the parallel between the s'chach that covers the succah and the aravos? What is the concept of the cloud?

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Running Time: 17:35

Friday, October 3, 2014

Yom Kippur - Renewing Commitment

Why is the death of Nadav and Avihu the preface to the High Priest's service on Yom Kippur? How does one relate to the transgressions one has done, and the distance he has created between himself and God? How does one use the power of commitment to move past the 'seven falls' and 'stand up?'

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Running time: 19:14

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Haazinu-Rosh Hashana - Silence of the Moon

Why do the seventy nations of the world seem to get a portion in the Earth, while the people of Israel do not? What does it mean that the Jewish people are Hashem's portion? Why does Rosh Hashana occur at the beginning of the month, when the moon is absent? Why do we celebrate the conception of the world, and not its actual birth?

Find out in this week's parsha podcast.

Running time: 23:18