Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair
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.
Even though he grew up as a prince in Egypt, Moshe never forgot his roots.
Why does the Torah call the prohibition of incest 'kindness'? Why didn't Jacob want to be buried in Egypt?
The language that needs no translation
The deeper connection of Art and Judaism.
Researchers believe that some stress can help to fortify the immune system. For instance, stress can improve how your heart works and protect your body from infection. But on a deeper level, rising to challenges and overcoming them is the essence of life.
Tradition is more than chicken soup. It's more than borscht or bagels and lox. It's more than a fiddler on the roof. It's the reason why the Jewish People believe in God.
How can a Jew pray three times a day with almost exactly the same words? What if I don't WANT to pray? Am I supposed to open my heart with a can opener? Am I some kind of robot? Watch this video to find out the answer.
What is Hollywood's real agenda? An expose of Hollywood and its connection to the festival of Chanuka - Seasons Of The Moon - Kislev
A university student experiences a life-changing birthright experience at a Jerusalem Shabbat table.
The Arabs and the Jews both share a reputation for being excellent hosts. Where does this come from, and how can you be the perfect host?
Becoming more spiritual means moving outside our comfort zone and journeying inside
Cheshvan is the time to reflect on the soul cleansing of Rosh Hashana and the other festivals of the great month of Tishrei.
The Jewish Year has two beginnings. How can something have two beginnings?
What is the deeper meaning of the shade of the Sukka?
A Hertz Institute Production – A three minute inspirational video in preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
When is God closest to us? On the day of no ‘hide and seek’
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…
With only a few days till the end of the Jewish year, shouldn’t we be breaking out the Champagne and the party hats?
What is the spice that keeps a couple married forever?
Elul is a time of spiritual growth, but can we really grow by leaps and bounds?
The Yiddish Theater often used to make fun of religion – but they didn’t have the last laugh
The only thing we have to give is the giving itself – everything else belongs to G-d
How to have a closer relationship with God
The Torah isn’t just knowledge; it isn’t just holy; the Torah is G-d’s love letter to the world
Why do Jews want to go back to a country they left two thousand years ago?
The priest of Auschwitz answers the question “Where was God in the Holocaust?
How were the Nazis able to carry out the Holocaust - something extremely complex - without a computer?