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.


Class Action: Yom Kippur

You have the opportunity to represent those who are similarly situated.

The Pilot Light

Why is a hanging corpse an insult to G-d?

Justice, Justice, You Shall Pursue

Justice, justice, you shall pursue” is a very famous phrase. But what does it mean?

Grace After Meals

Why is it so important to make blessings before and after eating?


What can we learn from the connection between the negligent killer and the High Priest?

You’re So Vain

Don’t spend too much time in front of the mirror.

Second Chances

Why is the Passover sacrifice the only re-do in the Torah?

Music To G-D’s Ears

What can we learn from the singing of the Levites?

The Generation Gap

What is the secret to Jewish continuity?

It’s Not Too Late

Why does G-d tell Moses to warn Pharoah again after hardening Pharoah’s heart?

Frogs On Fire

What can we learn from the frogs in Egypt?

The Feelings of Others

Let’s all follow Moses’ lead in worrying about others.

From the Cradle to the Grave

Just how far does the commandment to honor your parents extend?

Righting Wrongs

It is so tough to admit when we are wrong.

Jewish Pride: Chanukah

Why is it more important than ever to light your Chanukah menorah?

Jewish Pride: Chanukah

Why is it more important than ever to light your Chanukah menorah?

A Wish Fulfilled

Why did Jacob seemingly override Rachel’s last request?

Public Enemy #1

Insults can lead to devastating responses.

Grudge Match

Why did Abraham risk his life to save his nephew Lot?

The Embassy

Set foot in a sukkah and get transported....

The Godfather

We have more responsibility than we realize on Yom Kippur.

Happy Wife, Happy Life

Why is the first year of marriage so important?

If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem

Why was it so important for the Jews to eat a portion of their crops in Jerusalem?

No Hermits Allowed

Why was Joshua chosen to succeed Moses?

Don’t Make Me Angry

Why wasn’t Moshe allowed to enter the Promised Land?

Lots of Potential

Korach made a tragic miscalculation that we all need to avoid.

Hidden Figures

There’s a hidden figure in this week’s Torah portion from whom we can all learn a lesson.

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