Chumash Devarim12 Videos

The Power of Prayer – Parshat Va’etchanan

Praying every day isn't easy. But if you've ever prayed well - even once - it leaves you a different person. Moshe says in Parshat Va'etchanan, “And I beseeched God at that time saying,” the phrase “at that time saying” seems redundant, but Moshe was hinting here to a prayer for the future."

Big on the Little Things – Parshat Eikev

The whole human frame stands on the tiny heel bone, so too our relationships 'stand' on the little things.

The Apprentice – Parshat Re’eh

In the ancient world, when grieving for a dead person, idol worshippers would make a bald spot in their hair between the eyes. The Torah explicity forbids this practice in Parshat Re'eh. Why?

As Lovely as a Tree – Parshat Shofetim

The Torah prohibits planting trees in the Beit HaMikdash, the Holy Temple. Why?

“It’s Not What You Say…” – Parshat Ki Teitzei

Apparently, the Chafetz Chaim zt"l, was not a brilliant orator, however he was extremely compelling to listen to. What gave him this power?

Allegiance to the Monarch – Parshat Vayelech

Last year was the Shmitta (Sabbatical) year. When the Beit HaMikdash (Holy Temple) stood, at the end of the Shmitta year during the festival of Sukkot, the king would read from the Torah to the entire nation. This mitzva symbolized his kingship. Is it mere coincidence that the year of the coronation of King Charles III coincides with this mitzva?

Hide and Seek – Parshat Haazinu – Yom Kippur

When is God closest to us? On the day of no ‘hide and seek’ Please click below to see additional formats:

The Truth About Zionism – Parshat Va’etchanan

Why do Jews want to go back to a country they left two thousand years ago?  Please click below to see additional formats:

Parshat Shofetim – Seeing and Seeming

Things aren’t always the way they seem. The Torah’s spiritual eyes reveal to us truths invisible to the human eye

Parshat Ki Tetze – How do you choose the right marriage partner?

Rabbi Sinclair brings an sound piece of advice from this week’s Torah Portion.