About the Author

Harry Rothenberg

Harry Rothenberg, Esq., a partner at The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP and magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, is best known for his successes in the courtroom on behalf of victims of catastrophic injury. His firm is one of the leading personal injury law firms in the United States. Harry is equally passionate about speaking on Jewish topics. A sought-after lecturer for his crowd-pleasing talks, his favorite project is this popular weekly video blog about Jewish holidays and the Torah portion of the week.



How did the "manna" from Heaven get its name?

4 Strikes and You’re Not Out?

What can we learn from some very unexpected prayers?

The Ambassadors

Why does Moses repeat an argument that he made previously at the burning bush?

Slow News Day

Why is it remarkable that we hear so little about Moses’ early years?

Elvis Is In the Building

Why does Jacob’s blessing to Joseph begin so strangely?

The Playbook

Here is Joseph’s manual for how to act and not to act after you have been wronged by someone.

Return to Israel

Why was Jacob so scared upon his return to the Holy Land?

Yes, More Mr. Nice Guy

What’s the connection between the “Greek Freak” and this week’s Torah portion?

Acts of Random Kindness

Why did Noach and his family have to spend an entire year in the ark?

Jewish Education

We know that G-d confronted Cain after he killed his brother Abel. But how did Adam and Eve find out what had happened?

Holy Land

Can’t get a permit to visit Israel this Sukkot? There is still hope….

The Ultimate Sacrifice: Rosh Hashana

What lesson can we learn from one of the most puzzling stories in all of human history?

Halloween in August?

Little did I know that missing my exit would lead to such an interesting discovery.

My New Alarm Clock: Elul

Anyone else want to sign up for a game-changing resolution?

The Mezuzah Salesman

Where is the most unusual place you've ever purchased a mezuzah?

Shine a Light: Tisha B’Av

We have to spread light into the darkest places.


Shouldn’t we set our goals higher than 50%?

See Something, Say Something

Should I have said something to the guy on the plane?

The Hole in the Wall

It’s so important to control our tempers.

You were Right, Now Apologize

You were in an argument. You were right. They were wrong. Watch to find out why YOU should apologize.

Please Pass the Cucumbers

One year without your pillow or one year without your favorite food: which would you choose?

Ski-In, Ski-Out: Shavuot

What does a multimillion dollar ski chalet in Park City, Utah have to do with the Jewish holiday of Shavuot?

Meron: The Aftermath

What should we do when the pain, grief, and questions threaten to overwhelm us?

Thoughts Matter

Why can’t the High Priest marry a widow?

Welcome To the Team

We start working for the Boss from a young age. (Stay tuned until the end for a special guest appearance.)

Who Rules Your Life?: Passover

Think about the question before answering. Be honest....

Thinking About You: Purim

When writing Megillas Esther, what lesson were Mordechai and Esther trying to teach us when they borrowed an obscure phrase from the Torah?

A Kinder, Gentler You

What is a necessary building block for a healthy relationship with G-d?

Is G-d Fair?

Why was Moses’ father-in-law so impressed by the story of the Exodus?

All In

How can we understand the curious command Moses gives to the Israelites just before the parting of the sea?

Nice Guys Finish First

How did the Egyptians eat while immobilized during the plague of darkness?

The Deep End

How can we build up our self confidence?

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