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Rabbi Yoel Gold

As an ordained Rabbi who is dedicated to serving the Los Angeles community and renowned for his impactful sermons and popular lectures, Rabbi Yoel Gold currently serves as Rabbi of Congregation Beis Naftali. The organization, which comprises Holocaust survivors and modern American professionals, also provides charitable services throughout Southern California to people in need of food, clothing and shelter.

In addition, Rabbi Gold is a ninth-grade Rebbe with Mesivta Birkas Yitzchok (MBY), a boys’ yeshiva high school catering to the strictly observant Jewish Community, whose educational emphasis is to produce students steeped in Torah learning and yiras shamayim.

Rabbi Gold is also a sought-after motivational speaker throughout Southern California, sharing his love for life and passion for the torah. His contagious inspirational messages have inspired countless audiences, including Jew in the City, Chayenu, such universities as UCLA, Manchester and Leeds, and companies like BCBG Max Azria.

He was previously appointed as the fulltime Rav of Aish Manchester in England, and has led a trip to Poland, where Rabbi Gold taught and inspired youth about past generations and orthodox heritage.


Make the Call: An Inspiring Yom Kippur Video

When Nancy Baida and Harry Ashkanazi had an argument, they never expected it to end the way it did. A powerful story about courage, humility and forgiveness.

Hug from Heaven

A tale of two mothers in the shadows of the Gaza War.

Hand of Fate: Amazing True Story

An Israeli soldier's parachuting accident affects a family in an unexpected way.

The Heartfelt Request from a Killed Israeli Soldier

Erez Deri came to his mother in a dream. A group of American high school students make his dream come true.

Letting Go

Could you forgive the man responsible for the death of your family?

In a Heartbeat

Mordechai Sultan was about to suffer a massive heart attack that would have killed him if not for an incredible series of incidents.

How I Survived a Humvee Explosion in Iraq

Jordan Schwartz’s incredible true story.

Jewish People are Connected: An Amazing True Story

How a baby-naming united hearts and transcended borders.

Little Giant Man

How a few sincere, kind words can leave an indelible impression on someone else.

Praying for Barak: An Amazing True Story

A prayer for an Israeli soldier astonishingly brings two people together. You have to see it to believe it.

Got Game?

What game best describes your life?

Run Rabbi Run

If a raging sea is blocking you, sometimes the best thing to do is to jump in.

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