Soul Mates: Choosing a person with whom to spend the rest of one’s life is obviously one of the most important choices a person will ever make. Learn how to make choices both big and small in an orderly, rational manner that also takes the voice of the heart into consideration.
An in-depth exploration of the paradoxes and challenges of free will, and its enormous potential to create positive change and the fulfillment of one’s mission in life.
Intrinsic to the laws and the spirit of Shabbat are numerous practical and spiritual principles that relate to ecology and the environment.
Seven stipulations for educators, as explained by Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn, that when incorporated have the ability to greatly improve Jewish education in any setting.
The Baal Shem Tov did not leave us a written manual of educational principles, yet his actions and teachings yield both practical and profound guidelines for sound educational practices.
The prophets and the prophetic experience are a cardinal part of Jewish history and tradition. This series of classes explores the fascinating who, what, how and when of prophecy as it relates to the past, present and future.
42 minutes 46 seconds
Exploring the first verse of the Torah and the profound wisdom and awesome secrets regarding the creation of the world contained within its seven words and twenty-eight letters.
A study of the definition and inner composition of the soul – its transcendent and imminent powers, its garments of thought, speech and action as well as its correlation to the intellect and emotions of man.
A study of the ten Sefirot, the Divine Emanations of creation, as they manifest on three fundamental levels of reality.
1 hour, 20 minutes
Learning about love and relationships through the thirteen inner dimensions of the ten Sefirot.
39 Minutes 33 seconds
The true appreciation of Shabbat is only truly experienced when both the letter and spirit of the law come together in perfect unity
The month of Elul is dedicated to preparing for Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur and Succot. Delving into a number of allusions in various texts to the name of the month yields profound insight into how to get ready for the many upcoming holidays
Appreciating how Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, Succot, Hoshanah Rabba and Simchat Torah are all intrinsically connected one to the other.
Preparation for Purim :
Pesach (as well as all the holidays) can be understood on many levels simultaneously: historically, agriculturally/seasonally, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually.
We are commanded to remember coming out of Egypt everyday. This not only keeps alive the historical memory but it acts as a potent ingredient in attaining renewal, strength, purpose and hope for our daily lives.
Focusing on Pesach, Rosh Chodesh, and specific intentions for counting of the Omer; with musical accompaniment.
Spiritual teachings of this less known and observed holiday.
The culmination of the Omer period is the holiday of Shavuot where we relive each year the receiving of the Torah at Sinai.
The spiritual teachings of the seventh year and the cycles of seven from the micro to the macro cycles of time.
Music and song exist at every level of creation. Recognizing and appreciating this helps identify one’s own inner song.
Understanding how each and every creation – from the inanimate to man – have a unique song and how this is seen in the world around us. * Taught by Rachel Trugman.
Through music the secrets of Jewish Meditation are revealed in a personal and relevant manner.
An overview of the history and art of Jewish meditation and the connection it has to the month of Elul. Through Jewish meditation we learn to create a spiritual force field around ourselves and a safe haven in which to draw closer to God and our most inner being.
Learning about leadership and acts of kindness from our ancestors and from the Jewish oral tradition.
A spiritual and mystical understanding of the technological changes in the world and their implication for humanity.A spiritual and mystical understanding of the technological changes in the world and their implication for humanity.
Understanding the historical and spiritual foundations of the Torah imperative to rectify the world.
A Look Into the Dynamics of Jewish Leadership