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058 How to Be Balanced – The Jewish Answer to Whole Living

How to be Balanced

058 Torah Portion of the Week – Naso – How to Be Balanced - The Jewish Answer to Whole Living – A Powerful Parable about the Wood Cutter and the Theif – A Great Story about Rav Schwab and Peace in Your Home – Still More on Criticizing Transcript Coming Soon Continue Reading

057 How to Value What’s Valuable – Understanding Judaism – Shavous

Shavous – How to Value What’s Valuable - Understanding Judaism

Special Holiday Edition - Shavous – How to Value What’s Valuable - Understanding Judaism – A Powerful Parable about the Long War – A Great Story about Rav Shach and Peace in Your Home – Even More on Criticism Transcript Coming Soon Continue Reading

Prayer of the Shlo HaKodesh for Erev Rosh Chodesh Sivan

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This prayer of the Shlo HaKodesh should be said Erev Rosh Chodesh Sivan Translation You have been the Eternal, our G-d, before You created the world, and You are the Eternal, our G-d, since you created the world, and You are G-d forever. You created Your world so that Your Divinity should become revealed thorugh Your holy Torah, as our Sages expounded on the first word therein, and for Israel, for they are Your people and Your inheritance whom You have chosen from among all nations. You have given them Your holy Torah and drawn them toward Your great Name. These two commandments are, "Be fruitful and Multiply" and "You shall teach them to your children." Their purpose is that You did not create the world to be empty, but to be Continue Reading

056 How to be Blessed – The Jewish Answer to Success

056-How to Be Blessed

Torah Portion of the Week – Bechukosi - How to be Blessed - The Jewish Answer to Success – A Powerful Parable about Not Giving the Doctor a Gift – A Great Story about Rav Shach and Peace in Your Home – More on Criticism Torah Podcast Transcript Coming Soon Continue Reading

055 How to Perfect Society – The Jewish Answer to Social Injustice

How to Perfect Society.

Torah Portion of the Week – Behar – How to Perfect Society - The Jewish Answer to Social Injustice – A Powerful Parable about Counting Pennies – A Great Story about Rav Shach and Peace in Your Home – The Right Way to Criticize  Podcast Transcript The Torah Podcast 055 – How to Perfect Society – The Jewish Answer to Social Injustice  Torah Portion of the Week – Behar This week’s Parsha talks about shemitta and yovel. Shemitta means the land has to rest every seven years, and Yovel means that after 49 years on the 50th year, the land also has to rest. You have two years of consecutive resting, which means we cannot work the land at all, and we have to leave it hefker, ownerless. There’s another interesting halacha by Yovel. The possuk Continue Reading

054 How to Increase Your Life Force – The Jewish Secret to Vitality

How to Increase Your Life Force

Torah Portion of the Week – Emor – How to Increase Your Life Force - The Jewish Secret to Vitality – A Powerful Parable about the new goat  – A Great Story about Rav Shach and Peace in Your Home – The Problem with Criticism  – Lifehacker - The Ultimate Torah Podcast Torah Podcast Transcript Coming Soon Continue Reading

053 How Incremental Growth Can Help You Change – Become a Holy Person

How Incremental Growth Can Help You

Torah Portion of the Week – Acharei Mos – Kedoshim – How Incremental Growth Can Help You Change - Become a Holy Person – A Powerful Parable about Working for the Government  – A Great Story about Rav Shach and Peace in Your Home – Peace Verses the Truth – Transcript The Torah Podcast 053 – How Incremental Growth Can Help You Change – Become a Holy Person Torah Portion of the Week – Parshas Acharei Mos - Kedoshim The first verse in Kedoshim says, “Hashem spoke to Moses saying, speak to the entire assembly of the Children of Israel and say to them, ‘You shall be holy, for holy am I, Hashem your God.’” The Ohr haChayim and other meforshim, commentators have a kasha, a difficulty. He says, “What kind of reason is this – because Hashem is Continue Reading

052 How to Tweak the Mind Body Connection – Physical and Spiritual Integration

How to Tweak the Mind Body Connection

052 Torah Portion of the Week - Tazria - Metzora - How to Tweak the Mind Body Connection - Physical & Spiritual Integration  – A Powerful Parable about the Sick Man in a Remote Village - A Great Story about Rav Shach and Peace in Your Home – Rejecting of Encouraging Compliments – The Ultimate Torah Podcast Transcript Coming Soon Continue Reading

051 How to Make Your Faith Real – Why Passover is so Important

051 How to Make Your Faith Real

051 Special Holiday Edition - How to Make Your Faith Real - Why Passover is so Important - A Powerful Parable about Returning the Suit – A Great Story about Rav Shach and Peace in Your Home – Making Compliments Fit – The Ultimate Torah Podcast Transcript Coming Soon Continue Reading

050 Why You Need an Animal Sacrifice – Penetrating Your Subconscious

Why you need an animal sacrifice

050 Torah Portion of the Week - Vayikra - Why You Need an Animal Sacrifice - Penetrating Your Subconscious – A Powerful Parable about the Humble Pay Back - A Great Story about Rav Shach and Peace in Your Home – Making Compliments Work – The Ultimate Torah Podcast Transcript Coming Soon Continue Reading