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A harrowing tale of surviving anti-Semitism in prison, and the remarkable journey of self-discovery.
A peaceful way to stop Iran.
Hillel’s famous aphorism as a guide to marriage.
Setting the record straight.
A young girl's struggles and triumphs unite a community with meaning, love and growth.
Sometimes very smart people do very dumb things.
Mikvah for the thoroughly modern woman
Angelina Jolie's decision: weighing the pros and cons.
Help! My new husband is gaining a lot of weight!
The choice to get out of yourself and create a life of meaning.
How to overcome negativity.
Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there.
The shocking discovery of half of my family tree, nearly a century later.
Kids take their cues from parents. What message are you projecting?
A Mother’s Day wish list.
Should I move to Israel to reclaim my love or am I chasing a dead end?
My son’s fiancée has a mental health history that is making me very concerned.
I was a master at creating false intimacy. Until I realized I was missing out on true love.
A Jewish leader must combine bold initiative, with a deep sense of humility.
Foundations for attaining life-long recovery.
The Jewish stages of mourning raises one from the abyss of despair to the normalcy of daily life.
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.
The Jewish national period of mourning.
A 22-page thought-provoking compendium of insights and inspiration
to enhance the day.
A fascinating overview capturing the meaning of the holiday.
In the 1960’s they used to say “Don’t trust anyone over 30”; Now, they say “Don’t trust anyone who looks older than 30!”
Five questions you should never ask your child’s prospective in-laws.
Is the internet making us dumb?
Do angry birds have a choice to be angry?
A passionate music video that reveals some of the most stunning views of Jerusalem.
Critically wounded by Hezbollah terrorists, Asael Lubotzky dramatically transforms from victim to healer.
July 23, 2005
Andrew Samuel Canupp,
December 9, 2012 1:04 AM
This is a very enlightening example of gossip.
Rabbi Berkovits, thanks for the admonition about gossip and it's parallel, negative comments. I shall be forever changed.
May 28, 2007 6:20 PM
Thank you for reminding us of one of the most important mitvahs and teaching it in a clear, inspirational way that touches the heart and mind.
Uri Yitzchak Carabatakis-Behar,
October 30, 2005 12:00 AM
very much needed mussar
Rabbi Berkowitz addresses all these interpersonal issues in such a clear and lively way, that it makes you want more. It would be great if we could see more of these videos in the near future. Thank you so much and keep up the great job you are doing to us as jews
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Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits is a leading expert on Mitzvot Bein Adam L’Chavero, the Torah’s wisdom regarding interpersonal relationships. He is dean of the Jerusalem Kollel and also the Center for Jewish Values.
Animals and people are kindred spirits, but far from equals.
It's beneath us to focus on the negative in others.
An exploration of the three cardinal transgressions, legal guidelines in coercive circumstances, and the obligation to save another's life.
The tongue holds the keys to life and death.
How do we face the challenges of these most significant days?
When it comes to personal growth, we all have good intentions. But how do you translate that into actual improvement?
Life is passing you by and it's not going to wait for you. The choice is yours.