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South African leader's long relationship with community veered between supportive and hostile.
Sign this petition and help save a 6-year-old Jewish boy.
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How to promote Israel using social media.
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When listening to others is a bad idea.
A guide for the concerned parent.
The true story of an Appalachian family of 12 who converted to Judaism.
Discovering that Judaism and creativity are not at odds with each other.
Like autumn leaves, when times are tough, our true colors come out.
Working on your marriage may be the most important thing you’ll do to ensure your children’s emotional health.
Secret ingredient-infused cake, muffins, and cookies that lower fat and increase health.
Our home is not Club Med. It is not a place where anything goes.
Yes, it’s hard not being married, but I’ve been given an in-the-meantime-blessing and plan on using it as best I can.
5 critical lessons I learned along the way.
For starters, stop calling them “single.”
A 7-point guide to the Jewish coming-of-age ceremony.
Most children raised in interfaith families lack the tools and knowledge to make informed choices.
The physical-spiritual balance of power.
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.
That day in the doctor's office, I lit a match and threw it onto the Holy Temple.
The Tenth of Tevet marks Nebuchadnezzar's siege of Jerusalem 2,500 years ago. What is the message for us today?
One day commemorates a variety of Jewish tragedies.
Saddam Hussein saw himself as the reincarnation of Nebuchadnezzar. And he suffered the same ignoble fate.
10 Things Yasser Arafat May Actually have Died From.
New Jewish words for Jewish young adults like… “gefiltering.”
How does nature inspire you?
Nissim Black’s search for light amidst the darkness.
Why should I be grateful?
Love comes in many guises.
July 23, 2005
November 26, 2013 6:59 PM
I love the teachings and the awesome videos ,,they are very inspiring to my soul.mind , body.
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.
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The Torah manner of giving charity, respecting others' property, and dealing honestly in business.
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When it comes to personal growth, we all have good intentions. But how do you translate that into actual improvement?
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