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Going to the mikvah is not about getting clean. It’s about getting alive.
5 critical lessons I learned along the way.
It’s unnecessary and unbecoming.
According to the recent Pew study, 53% of Jews who recently married another Jew are orthodox.
Has Hanukkah in America become a testament to assimilation?
A number of Jews have been victims of this frightening new trend.
Nelson Mandela is a celebrity hero of the spirit and moral conviction.
Hanukkah and celebrity worship.
Help! Our son seems resentful that we don’t have a comparable celebration.
It starts with the intellect and slowly enters the heart.
Nissim Black’s search for light amidst the darkness.
The power of the menorah’s flame.
My grandfather taught me to live in the spectacular now.
How parents can teach their kids to curb their drive to acquire and appreciate what they have.
You can mean well and still cause a lot of hurt.
For starters, stop calling them “single.”
To all the women out there looking to marry a Manly Man.
She doesn’t want to get married until her child is ready. Should I wait?
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.
The Hanukkah Story in 8 hit songs.A short medley of pop music parodies through the ages.
Everything you need to know about Hanukkah. Share with your family and friends.
Miracles do sometimes happen. Based on a true story. A timely Hanukkah message.
Who are the heroes of Chanukah?
Who do you think benefited from this more – Keith or his teammates?
7 top secret conversations overheard at the recent nuclear negotiations in Geneva.
A few of my favorite Jewish jokes for 2014.
An Aish.com Video.
This Chanukah, light up your life.
A fascinating overview of the history and meaning of the holiday.
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.
The Torah manner of giving charity, respecting others' property, and dealing honestly in business.
Being Jewish is a 24-hour occupation, and the most consistent act of faith is kindness.
How to give it, and how to take it.
Animals and people are kindred spirits, but far from equals.
The origin and meaning of some of the most common Jewish names for girls.
The origin and meaning of some of the most common Jewish names for boys.
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.