About the Author

Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits

Rav Yitzchak Berkovits is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Aish HaTorah Yeshiva in Jerusalem. He is a leading expert on Mitzvot Bein Adam L’Chavero, the Torah’s wisdom regarding interpersonal relationships, and is the Posek and spiritual guide for hundreds of Jewish outreach professionals and many organizations around the world. Before assuming the position of Dean at the Aish HaTorah Yeshiva, Rabbi Berkovits was the founder and Dean of The Jerusalem Kollel and has been the Mashgiach Ruchani of Aish HaTorah for 16 years.

Meron: United in Grief

Tragedy is not to be dealt with by blaming others, but rather by doing our own personal soul searching.

Rabbi Yitzchak Berkovits on the Coronavirus

The following address was given to Aish HaTorah staff around the world through a zoom call.

The Green Speech Campaign: Creating Real Jewish Unity

Join the campaign and help increase respect, peace and unity during The Three Weeks.

Passover Cleaning: How to Guide

By knowing what and how to clean, Passover cleaning needn't be a chore.

Slichot and the 13 Attributes

The "Slichot" prayers occupy a prime spot in the High Holiday prayers. But what is really behind these puzzling verses?

The Process of Change

When it comes to personal growth, we all have good intentions. But how do you translate that into actual improvement?

Understanding the Holocaust

In approaching this most difficult of issues, we confront the very foundations of our lives.

Video: Emulating God

Being "helpful and giving" requires strategy and thought to make it truly meaningful.

Video: Taking Revenge

Make my day. Is revenge really so sweet?

Concealing Hatred

We're wronged. Should we confront the perpetrator or turn the other cheek?

Judging others Favorably

We are constantly passing judgment -- on family members, friends, neighbors, and practically anyone we meet. Are we judging fairly?

Don't be a Gossip

It's beneath us to focus on the negative in others.

Taking Responsibility

Life is passing you by and it's not going to wait for you. The choice is yours.

Micros and Macros

How do we face the challenges of these most significant days?

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