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.


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?

May G-d Make You Like...

Who do we mention when we bless our sons, and why?

G-d Plans, Man Ponders

:What can we learn from Judah’s epic confrontation with Joseph?

Chanukah At the White House

What lesson can we learn from the White House Chanukah party?

It Takes One To Tango: Chanukah

What can we learn from the conversation between Judah and Tamar?

Your Money Or Your Life?

Why did Jacob return for some small, seemingly worthless vessels?


Don't celebrate Thanksgiving only once a year.

The Reminder

Has Isaac’s blessing to Esau haunted or assisted the Jewish people?

Bless You

What is the unusual source of the blessing that a Jewish father gives to his daughter on her wedding day?

The Abraham Accords

Why are the Abraham Accords so aptly named? And is there more to come?

Follow the Leaders

Our spiritual leaders deserve our respect.

Silence of The Flood

How painful was the Flood for the inhabitants of the world and why does it matter?

Happy Wife, Wealthy Husband

The better we treat others, the better G-d treats us.

Hoshana Rabbah: The Hidden Holiday

The last day of Sukkos is the last chance to secure a good judgement for the upcoming year. Don’t miss the opportunity....

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?

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