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His name is Nissim – which means miracles in Hebrew. An apt description of his life.
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We all want to live in a world where goodness triumphs over evil.
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Thoughts on lighting the 20th yartzeit candle.
Even though my parents divorced, my father always played a crucial role in my life.
Sometimes our advice is not only wrong, it’s hurtful.
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The Bible's major role in the creation of the United States and its democracy.
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Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
The meaning behind the tears.
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A 22-page thought-provoking compendium of insights and inspiration
to enhance the day.
A fascinating overview capturing the meaning of the holiday.
Chasidic Israeli filmmaker Rama Burshtein’s new film tells the fascinating story of a Chassidic family in Tel Aviv – almost as fascinating as Rama Burshtein’s own story.
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Is there value in still knowing Yiddish today?
A short video for Father's Day.
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A peaceful way to stop Iran.
September 25, 2011
August 30, 2012 2:41 AM
thank you so much for this video. i appreciate it. saying sorry shows strength, knowing i will still be ok even if i say i am not perfect.
October 2, 2011 6:15 AM
The music in the background is BEAUTIFUL! I don't recognize the tunes. We have different tunes in Canada and the US.Maybe the British community should make a CD?
I receive the rabbis's parshas weekly. I always read them with my own voice. This is the first time I have heard him speak. I wonder if from now on I will read them with a British accent and a deep voice in mind.
September 26, 2011 5:53 PM
This is excellent advice; thank you Rabbi.
September 25, 2011 6:52 PM
World would be a better place to live in if we "the people" were not afraid or even feel shame to say "SORRY". Agree with Rabbi 120%. Shalom
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Rabbi Sacks is the Chief Rabbi of Great Britain.
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