Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair

65 Videos

Av – IBM and the Nazis

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

Tammuz – The Burning of the Torah

A hallmark of all repressive regimes is book burning. One of the tragedies that we mourn on the 17th of Tammuz is the burning of the Torah – the ultimate repression of the ultimate “book.” Having trouble viewing this video? Please click here to see additional formats.

Sivan – Hearing is Believing

The ‘Shema’ is the basic credo of the Jewish People – that God is One. But why do we say, “Hear O Israel!” rather than “See O Israel!” or “Know O Israel!? Having trouble viewing this video? Please click here to see additional formats.

Escape the Task Master! – Parshat Yitro

 Sometimes life just seems to be one obligation after another. Here’s a way to turn your tasks into life-enhancing positive experiences.

Parshat Bamidbar – Music Maestro Please!

Order is one of the keys to success in life. In this video Rabbi Sinclair describes his early attempts at piano lessons – and the life lesson that they taught him.

Parshat Noach – “The Greatest Artist That Ever Lived”

The world’s greatest artist wasn’t Michaelangelo or Leonardo da Vinci. So who was the greatest artist ever and why? Rabbi Sinclair gives his vote.

The Maker’s Handbook – Parshat Acharei Mot/Kedoshim

Would you decide that your car uses diesel instead of regular gas based on your instincts or your feelings? Why then do we often make vital life decisions without consulting The Maker’s Manual?