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Preparing For Purim | Adar 5781

Prepare for Purim with a Shiur from Rabbi Yaacov Haber in Halacha and Machshava. This Shiur was delivered on Motzaei Shabbos 02/13/2021 For More Shiurim on Purim: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLW2v5pHtDidPlAFA9V7MdLrcnIc-T9BtM https://youtu.be/k0-DUOytU1M

Adar: The Turnaround Month

Dedicated in memory of four great leaders of Israel: Rabbi DR. Avraham J. Twerski זצ״ל Harav Yitzchak Scheiner זצ״ל Harav Dovid Soloveitchik זצ״ל Harav Sheftel Meir Neuberger זצ״ל ת.נ.צ.ב.ה https://youtu.be/vQGhicwrfag

From Darkness to Great Light

Today is Purim Kattan. It’s not the real Purim, because Purim must fall on the last month of the year, yet it still a day of celebration and happiness. From a seasonal and holiday perspective, Nissan, the month of Pesach, is the first of all months, and Adar is the...

Make Yourself Count!

As the band played and the spirits were high on Purim I looked around at the many friends that joined me and realized that perhaps one of the main messages of Purim may be getting lost on all of us. The Jewish people were in trouble. A woman by the name of Ester and a...

Zachor

There was a boiling hot bath. Everyone wanted to go in but they were afraid. One brazen fellow plunged in. Once he leaped in everyone jumped in after him. When the Jews left Egypt they were hot, very hot. The surrounding nations heard about all the miracles that...

Simchah During Frightening Times

When Adar comes we increase in Simcha! The people of Israel are still in mourning over the tragic murder of eight of our purest souls. Mothers in Sderot and now in Ashkelon are not sleeping or eating as they wait for the next bomb to drop.  We hear about it on...

Spirituality – Finding Our Purpose

My experience has been that most people investigate Judaism for one reason and one reason only: they are in search of spirituality. Most thinking people reach a point where they feel there must be another dimension in life. From the moment a person begins to enjoy a...

Rise to the Call (2006)

Perhaps our minds are clouded by our idea of what we should become, and G-d's idea just gets in the way. Whatever happened to Betzalel? The Talmud tells a story. Rabbi Tarphon was ill and his very important friends, Rabbi Akiva, Rabban Gamliel and others, came to...

What Is Your Purpose? (2004)

Perhaps our minds are clouded by our idea of what we should become, and G-d's idea just gets in the way. Whatever happened to Betzalel? The Talmud tells a story. Rabbi Tarphon was ill and his very important friends, Rabbi Akiva, Rabban Gamliel and others, came to...