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A peaceful way to stop Iran.
A harrowing tale of surviving anti-Semitism in prison, and the remarkable journey of self-discovery.
The choice to get out of yourself and create a life of meaning.
A young girl's struggles and triumphs unite a community with meaning, love and growth.
Sometimes very smart people do very dumb things.
How to best interact with someone going through a crisis.
Mikvah for the thoroughly modern woman
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The shocking discovery of half of my family tree, nearly a century later.
Hillel’s famous aphorism as a guide to marriage.
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I was a master at creating false intimacy. Until I realized I was missing out on true love.
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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.
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A passionate music video that reveals some of the most stunning views of Jerusalem.
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November 3, 2009
November 9, 2011 11:19 PM
It's much more than a book
Since I can think, the Torah was the most important book in my life. How else could I have known at the age of 14, that I want to belong to God as long as I live. Where did I know this from? From reading Torah. I loved reading. But I knew, I learned all about the creator of the world and the universe, but this creater loved us, loved what He had created. And this love story only became more and more intense. It is natural, to love Him back. And who, who fell in love, does not know that every word the loved one writes, is the most important thing in the whole world. Later in life I learned too, that
He is asking you to do what He wants you to do. But that also shows His love. I am far from being perfect, and sometimes I am sad about it. But when I don't know what to say, I only have to look at the Psalms. There you find words for everything you feel. (I must confess, that I speak of the "written Torah") And where do you find everything again? In the Siddur. Our daily prayerbook. Baruch Hu. - and He sent me the right teachers, who tought me. All my life. Til today.
November 9, 2011 8:59 PM
This is very good
It is very inspiring to see how learning Torah has a practical value in everyday living for people with their feet well planted on the ground, be they laureated scientists, housewives, financial executives, famous artists, or religious scholars. How the wisdom gained through Torah study contributes to success in their chosen path, adds meaning and purpose, and enhances the quality of their lives.
This film has moved me to take specific actions about my Jewish life: join a study course, and stop being disenfranchised and become part of a community. Thanks for sharing this marvelous monument of encouragement. Much blessings to all!
November 9, 2011 12:26 PM
I love this
Thank you so much, this is just wonderful!
February 24, 2011 5:12 AM
This is definatly InspirAISHanal!!!!
July 10, 2010 1:50 PM
just for intertainment
I loved exciting movies
December 27, 2009 2:24 PM
wonderful!! Thanks for the reminder of how lucky we are to be Jews!
August 4, 2009 2:12 AM
Terrific, fast paced motivational and inspiring view of Torah living
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Wayne Kopping is an award-winning filmmaker.