Chumash Bereshit20 Videos

Kindness and Truth – Parshat Vayechi

Why does the Torah call the prohibition of incest 'kindness'? Why didn't Jacob want to be buried in Egypt?

A Birthright Experience – Parshat Toldot

A university student experiences a life-changing birthright experience at a Jerusalem Shabbat table.

Why Pray? – Parshat Vayetze

How can a Jew pray three times a day with almost exactly the same words? What if I don't WANT to pray? Am I supposed to open my heart with a can opener? Am I some kind of robot? Watch this video to find out the answer.

Tradition! – Parshat Vayishlach

Tradition is more than chicken soup. It's more than borscht or bagels and lox. It's more than a fiddler on the roof. It's the reason why the Jewish People believe in God.

Stress is Good For You! – Parshat Vayeshev

Researchers believe that some stress can help to fortify the immune system. For instance, stress can improve how your heart works and protect your body from infection. But on a deeper level, rising to challenges and overcoming them is the essence of life.