Harry’s Video Blog

Harry Rothenberg, Esq., a partner at The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP https://www.injurylawyer.com/ and magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School and an alumnus Ohr Somayach, is best known for his successes in the courtroom on behalf of victims of catastrophic injury. Harry is equally passionate about speaking on Jewish topics. A sought-after lecturer for his crowd-pleasing talks, Harry’s signature project is this popular weekly video blog about Jewish holidays and the Torah portion of the week.

All Hail the Chief: Parshat Bo

Here is an interesting lesson about respect.

Don’t Give Up: Parshat Va’eira

G-d teaches Moses - and us - an incredibly important lesson to remember when things are not going well.

The Protector: Parshat Vayigash

There Is Something Incredible Hidden in Plain Sight in This Week’s Torah Portion.

The Kiddush Cup: Parshat Vayeishev

Why do we hold the kiddush cup on top of our palms?

Are You My Brother?: Parshat Vayeitzei

My twins gave me a break and filmed this week’s video. Hope you enjoy it. And I hope I get my job back next week. 🙂

Keep On Loving Them: Parshat Toldot

Why do we need to be told that Esau got up and left after selling his birthright to his younger brother Jacob?

No, You Go First: Parshat Noach

What was the first thing that Noah did after he left the ark, and why was it so important?

The Princess: Sukkot

My twins are back, with a story for Sukkot.

Stitches: Parshat Ki Tavo

A visit to the plastic surgeon is never easy.

New Year Resolutions: Parshat Shoftim

An obscure ritual provides an inspiring message for this time of year.

Megillah Gorilla Saves the Day: Parshat Eikev

I learned an important lesson with some help from a furry friend.

Ask the Right Question: Tisha B’Av

We can handle pain. But contradictions torture us.

Gratitude: Parshat Mattot-Masei

Moses does something very surprising in this week’s Torah portion. Why? And what is the message for us?

Might As Well….: Parshat Pinchas

What can we learn from one of the worst villainesses in Jewish history?

Just Do Them: Parshat Balak

Mitzvot are incredibly powerful, even if done for the wrong reasons.

Deep Breaths: Parshat Chukat

Story time. Will the prayer service ever end?

Fresh Snow: Parshat Beha’alotcha

Why does the phrase “Children of Israel” appear 5 times in the same passage (Numbers 8:19)?

The Tapestry: Parshat Naso

Why does the Torah repeat the details for the 12 identical offerings brought by the tribal leaders?