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.

The Story of Harry Rothenberg, Esq. on Meaningful People

Ohr Somayach alumnus, Harry Rothenberg Esq. speaks on meaningful people.

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?

Travel Advisory: Parshat Emor

Something to think about while traveling….

Counting Weeks: Sefirat HaOmer

What is the significance of counting the weeks in addition to the days between Passover and Shavuot?

Look-alikes: Parshat Acharei Mot

Let my twins know if you like their joke. (Bloopers are at the end.)

Dayenu: Passover

How would it “have been enough for us” if G-d had not parted the sea or taken us through it on dry land?

The Slap at the Oscars: Parshat Tazria

What timely lesson can we learn from a slap seen around the world?

Food Fight! Parshat Shemini

Arguments are inevitable. But we have control over whether and how they end.

How Much Is Enough?: Purim

What can we learn from the Purim story and current events?

Beware of Fish: Adar

What is the significance of the astrological sign of the Jewish month of Adar?

Savile Row: Parshat Tetzaveh

Do we have our priorities in the proper order?

Showdown At the OK Corral: Parshat Terumah

What happens when a “big shot” shows up at the Western Wall?

Humble Pie: Parshat Yitro

Moses shows us that we have to run away from, not toward honor.

Catty: Parshat Beshalach

How did the "manna" from Heaven get its name?

4 Strikes and You’re Not Out?: Parshat Bo

What can we learn from some very unexpected prayers?

The Ambassadors: Parshat Vaera

Why does Moses repeat an argument that he made previously at the burning bush?

Slow News Day: Parshat Shemot

Why is it remarkable that we hear so little about Moses’ early years?

Elvis Is in the Building: Parshat Vayechi

Why does Jacob’s blessing to Joseph begin so strangely?

The Playbook: Parshat Vayigash

Here is Joseph’s manual for how to act and not to act after you have been wronged by someone.