Beyond the Rules

How Judaism is a vehicle for spiritual self-expression.

Comments (14)

(14) Anonymous, May 13, 2011 3:59 AM


Thank you for your entertaining and inspiring message. Well done and yasher koach!

(13) Joey, May 29, 2009 10:44 PM

Just the sight of Mr. Gluckin, in his neat button-down shirt and kippah, waving his hands wildly imitating "purple"...hee-hee-hee. ,-) Excellent advice. God bless!

(12) Shoshana, April 26, 2009 11:31 AM

expressing spiritually

Thank you Rabbi G. this is every persons ideal dream, mine especially. Only now am I able to start appreciating my true spiritual ability to express myself. Thank you and Thank God.

(11) Miriam Sara bat Leah, April 25, 2009 9:48 PM

Rules allow collaboration

As a community we rely on the Torah to give us the structure necessary to be a living flourishing communal organism. Choir, dance ensemble, Torah class, student/teacher, chavrusa ,family: We all need rules. This is the first time I have ever really like the sound of purple. But, green I have solid! Many thanks for a light hearted look at a serious concept.

(10) adam, April 24, 2009 3:46 PM

my favorite person

Tzvi! We miss you big time brotha! I need to get you to Miami asap. By the way I've played that note a few times's solid ya

(9) Jackie, April 23, 2009 6:25 PM

Well said!

The parables about grammar and guitar are great. And, the electric impression was too funny :-) Thumbs up!

(8) Quest for Understanding, April 22, 2009 8:02 PM

True ideas in exciting presentation...

This Rabbi seems kind of whacky and exctiing in a good way. The point that rules help make the game work is true and the guitar comparison was great. Let hear some guitar after the holidays...

(7) C Zelasko, April 22, 2009 2:44 PM

We remember you

Rav Gluckin, we remember you from Yishuv Maale Amos. Lots of Hatzlacha with the book. Fondest regards, the Zelasko Family.

(6) Steven Edwards, April 20, 2009 10:20 PM

I Am Blown Away

This guy has to be Aish’s best-kept secret. Funny. Quick. Extremely powerful message. WOW. You should plaster him all over your site and please post more stuff.

(5) Ruchama, April 19, 2009 8:19 PM


wow! so smoothly, with a great comparison, you changed Torah's regulations from being burdensome to "freeing". (Theres comparisons to a wing, he thinks 'agh these wings are too heavy without them i can fly higher' No they make him fly! or the electric toy car, 'agh i have this heavy battery slowing me down' No its making you go...Torah's 'rules' are what keep us flying up!!!

(4) Shraga, April 19, 2009 3:00 PM

Just Fantastic

Good luck with the book!

(3) ata, April 19, 2009 1:22 PM

R' gluckin has a very different and unique personality and i think it's great that he's using it for a posotive purpose

(2) Anonymous, April 19, 2009 10:27 AM


Really nice, intelligent presentation. Thank you.

(1) TOTO, April 19, 2009 8:21 AM




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