Seasons of the Moon17 Videos

Shavuot – The Empty Landscape – Sivan

Pesach has matza, the Seder, the four cups of wine, "Ma nishtana.…" Succot has the Four Species and the succah. Shavuot, however, has no single identifying mitzva, no recognizable landmark in its scenery. Why?

Respect For Others – The Month of Iyar

Nineteen hundred years ago, the twenty-five thousand pupils of Rebbe Akiva all died in the days of the Omer between Pesach and Shavuot. This was a punishment for not treating each other with enough respect. The majority of the days Omer are in the month of Iyar. Thus Iyar is a time for us to work on improving respect for others.

“What’s So Wrong With Bread?” – the Month of Nissan

Everyone knows you can't eat bread on Pesach, but what's so wrong with bread?
Rabbi Sinclair's book on the weekly Parsha - https://www.israelbookshoppublications.com/store/pc/The-Color-of-Heaven-54p652.htm

Unmasked: Purim and the Meaning of Anti-Semitism

Sometimes rather than endangering lives, throwing away your mask can save lives. A message for Purim.

Gateway to Eternal Life – The Month of Shevat

There's a deeper side to the festival of Tu B'Shevat - the New Year for trees. It is also the celebration of our eternal life.

Hollywood Exposed – Kislev

What is Hollywood's real agenda? An expose of Hollywood and its connection to the festival of Chanuka - Seasons Of The Moon - Kislev

Hush! the Month of Cheshvan

Cheshvan is the time to reflect on the soul cleansing of Rosh Hashana and the other festivals of the great month of Tishrei.

The Hum of the Universe – Tishrei

The World was created in Tishrei with the “Big Bang.” The “Big Bang” gets quieter all the time – but you can still hear it humming its song… Please click below to see additional formats:

Elul – A Jewish New Year’s Eve?

With only a few days till the end of the Jewish year, shouldn’t we be breaking out the Champagne and the party hats? Please click below to see additional formats:

Av – IBM and the Nazis

How were the Nazis able to carry out the Holocaust - something extremely complex - without a computer?