APRIL 14-24, 2022


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Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – I’m A Jew – Parshat Tazria/Metzora 5781

Rabbi Mordechai Becher proclaims, "I'm A Jew - and I Won't Apologize to You!" Find out who wants him to apologize and why the good Rabbi ...

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The Land of Israel – 5781

The counting of the Omer is intimately connected to the Land of Israel, declaring the first crops of the land as belonging to God, and ...

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Harry’s Video Blog – The 36ers – Shemini 5781

What is G-d’s favorite team? View this video directly on Vimeo

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Chosen People – Chosen Food

The second half of this week's parsha, Shmini, deals with the laws of kashrut, the dietary laws. The Torah itself does not explicitly give a ...

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – HATED for being ALIVE – Parshat Shemini 5781

The LEFTISTS and the RIGHTISTS both HATE the JEWS. WHY? Rabbi Mordechai Becher has a theory. View this video directly on Vimeo.

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Harry’s Video Blog – Who Rules Your Life? – Pesach 5781

Who rules your life? Think about the question before answering. Be honest... View this video directly on VIMEO  

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – The Splitting of the Water…. All the Water – Pesach 5781

The sea split for the Jews on the 7th day of Pesach in the year 2448, but Rabbi Becher explains how this miracle is also ...

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A Really Brief Guide to Pesach

The Seder – Seminar in a Meal The Seder is structured around the fulfillment of a number of Biblical and Rabbinic commandments – The Paschal lamb ...

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – Questions to Contemplate at Your Seder – Pesach 5781

Jews love questions, and Rabbi Becher has a list of them that you can ask at your seder - besides the standard "Four Questions." View this ...

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Harry’s Video Blog – Dad, I Need a New Car – Parshat Vayikra 5781

G-d is waiting to hear from you.... View this video directly on VIMEO  

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher’s VLog – Flow Experiences and Happiness – Vayikra 5781

In the Fifth installment of Rabbi Becher's series on Happiness, we learn how "Flow Experiences" can also make you happier. View this video directly on VIMEO

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Four Cups, Four LeChaims

The Meshech Chochmah on the Four Cups (Parshas VaEirah) Our Sages instituted 4 cups of wine at the seder and the Talmud Yerushalmi says that each ...

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Brownstone Russian Initiative – JDC Seminar for the FSU Jewish Educators

Russian Initiative of the Brownstone together with the American Joint Distribution Committee organized a week long seminar in May of 2012th. Nine young Jewish professional ...

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