Every Jew is responsible for one another and that is what makes us a nation. View this video directly on Vimeo.
“For this mitzvah is not far from you; it is not in heaven that you shall say ‘Who will ascend for us to the heavens...’” (Deuteronomy 30:11) Nachmanides states in his commentary that this verse refers to the positive commandment of repentance. He cites two verses as sources for this mitzvah: Deuteronomy 4:30 “...you shall [...]
While the verse simply reads "Do not move the borders...", Rabbi Mordechai Becher brings several different explanations that show how each person should recognize his own uniqueness, and not try to be someone else. View this video directly on Vimeo.
It is customary to add a Psalm to our prayers during the month preceding Rosh Hashanah. The Psalm is Chapter 27 and is one of most beautiful prayers in the book of Psalms. “A Psalm of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of [...]
Rabbi Mordechai Becher shows us how to use the month of Elul to prepare for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. You'll also get a rare treat of hearing him blow the shofar! View this video directly on Vimeo.
We have just entered the month of Ellul, the month during which we prepare for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. One of preparations is the addition of certain prayers to our daily service and also the daily sounding of the shofar. According to Jewish tradition, before G-d created the first human being, a debate took [...]
Rabbi Mordchai Becher scores big while playing "Jewish Geography" in Sicily and Italy. View this video directly on Vimeo.
We are beginning the month of Ellul this week, which is the month during which we prepare for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. One of preparation is the addition of certain prayers to our daily service and also the daily sounding of the shofar. According to Jewish tradition, before G-d created the first human being, [...]
Rabbi Mordchai Becher explains how prayer is supposed to be an integral part of our lives, and our way of serving G-d. View this video directly on Vimeo.
According to a recent survey, about 86% of Americans say they believe in G-d, while 9 out of 10 Americans claimed to “engage in prayer regularly.” Judaism maintains that human beings have a natural desire to seek a relationship with G-d and to connect with a reality beyond the purely physical. The statistics indicate that [...]