Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair

I Spy With My Little Eye (Weekly Parsha)

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Rabbi Uri Zohar – Parshat Behalotecha

It’s difficult for someone who’s not Israeli to understand the impact of Rabbi Uri Zohar. Uri Zohar was the leading actor of his generation, the leading film producer and the leading stage producer all rolled up into one person. In 1977 he made a life change and became a Torah scholar and a highly influential Rabbi. He passed away at the beginning of June 2022

Queen Elizabeth And Dovid Hamelech (Jewish Understanding)

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Psst – Wanna Fake Rolex? – Behalotecha

Is it true that "You can't always get what you want?"

We Are Family – Parshat Bamidbar

The Jewish People are like one soul in many bodies.

Like the Stars – Parshat Bamidbar

Why are the Jewish People compared to the stars?

The Promise of the Land – Parshat Bechukotai

As long as Yisrael does not dwell on its Land, the Land does not give her fruits as she is accustomed. When she will begin to flower again, however, and give of her fruits, this is a clear sign that the end — the time of the Redemption — is approaching when all of Yisrael will return to its Land. The Maharsha

Inventing Religion – Parshat Behar

In life, it's not what you say, it's who you are.

G-D’s Waiting Room

“With its abundance of retirement homes for the elderly, Miami Beach is often called, with macabre humor, “God’s waiting room”. Retirement isn’t as notorious as heart disease or cancer but it’s still a major killer.” Please click below on “show more” to see additional formats: Rabbi Sinclair’s book on the weekly Parsha – https://www.israelbookshoppublications.com/store/pc/The-Color-of-Heaven-54p652.htm Rabbi […]

Saving Life With One Word

A drop of encouragement may seem like a drop in the ocean, but sometimes it can save a life from drowning in sadness.

The Poetry Competition

In life, it's not what you say, it's who you are.

Do You Hate Shabbat?

In the Purim story, Achashverosh, Ahasuerus, dresses himself as the High Priest in the Holy Temple. What did he hope to gain by doing this?

Is There A New Israel? – Purim

In the Purim story, Achashverosh, Ahasuerus, dresses himself as the High Priest in the Holy Temple. What did he hope to gain by doing this?

Do Jews Have Horns? – Parshat Vayikra

Michaelangelo may have been the greatest sculptor who ever lived, but his knowledge of Jewish anatomy was a bit off.

A Jewish Woman’s Power – Parshat Pikudei

We often refer to God as "He" - but God's presence on earth, the "Shechina" is a femine noun. "He" is "She."

Sticks and Stones – The Power of an Insult

...but words can never harm me." Why do words hurt so much, they're nothing more than puffs or air with a sound wave attached, aren't they?

A Tapestry of Diversity

Wouldn't it be a wonderful world if we were all the same? We'd all get along so well! Right?

You Are Someone’s Lifeline – A Chassidic Tale of the Holocaust

I heard this story many years ago from Rosh Hayeshiva Rav Mendel Weinbach zt"l. It appears in "Chassidic Tales of the Holocaust" by Yaffa Eliach

Mystical Worlds – Ki Tissa

Why is the word for a 'thing' in Hebrew - 'davar' - from the same root as the word for 'speech' - 'dibbur? As solid as 'things' seem, they are no more than God 'speaking' them - keeping them in existence by His word.

The Great ‘Blander’ – Parshat Tetzave

If you had your choice, would you choose to live in a world with the potential for great good but the danger of great evil, or a blend of the two resulting in a great blandness?

Weapons of Mass Distraction – Parshat Mishpatim

If the original sound of the giving of the Torah never fades, how come we don't hear it anymore?

How the Japanese Saved the Jews – Parshat Yitro

During World War II some 40,000 Jews found themselves under Japanese occupation in Manchuria, China and countries of South East Asia. Virtually all of them survived the war, but the Germans repeatedly pressured the Japanese to implement their "Final Solution." This is a famous story of how The Amshinover Rebbe, zt"l dissuaded the Japanese from complying with Hitler's dictate.

Is Gene Editing Playing God? – Parshat Beshalach

The current Covid pandemic has a silver lining: It has accelerated research into gene editing techniques that promise to put an end to many lethal hereditary diseases. But should man interfere in the work of God?

What’s Wrong With Amazon’s Kindle? – Parshat Bo

E-books are very convenient but they will never replace real books. Why?