Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair
Were The Six Million “Lambs to the Slaughter?” Maybe they were “Lions of the Soul?
God communicates with us through our emotions as well as our minds
What would you do if you knew you only had six weeks to live?
However far we feel from God, He is always waiting for us at the dead-ends of our life
Sometimes in life we can mistake the nonsense for the essence. The tallit reminds us to keep our eye on what is really important.
An interesting experience I had as a student in Teheran in 1969
Why is Judaism so nit-picking? Why can't we just chill?
Sometimes life just seems to be one obligation after another. Here’s a way to turn your tasks into life-enhancing positive experiences.
Sometimes it’s difficult to see that there is Someone running this world. If you’ve ever felt that way, you’re in good company because even Moses felt that way. What changed his mind?
Maybe there’s another reason for ADD/ADHD that we don’t want to admit?
What’s the connection between Pharoah and a 1980’s pop song?
In Egypt the Jewish People didn’t change their names, their dress, or their language. They were a very conspicuous minority. As we began – so we continue…
Rabbi Sinclair reveals a guaranteed way to increase self-confidence.
Dictionary.com says the verb ‘to jew means ‘to bargain sharply with; beat down in price (often followed by down).” But what is the real meaning of this name?
How do you take the wisdom of happiness into the despair of depression? Happiness and depression are like two worlds that have absolutely no point of communication. Based on Parshat Miketz, Rabbi Sinclair suggests a way on lightening the days when everything seems black.
The dreidel – a children’s game, played in the firelight of a cold winter night, the Menorah silently glowing in the window. The dreidel – so seemingly insignificant – and yet this little dreidel contains the story of the Jewish people; the history of the whole world.
Over the next few days billions of presents will be un-boxed – and many re-boxed! What is the fascination of watching people doing this?
Can philosophy answer the question “What is life all about? Rabbi Sinclair suggests there is a way to self-knowledge and God-knowledge which goes beyond philosophy and yet is within the reach of each one of us.
Quinona is well-known as a ‘miracle’ food. However, recent evidence shows that it may have spiritual benefits as well…
An empty synagogue with nine empty taxis outside with their meters clocking up 80 shekels of waiting time. Can you guess what’s going on here? A heart warming story about the children still connecting back to the Fathers – and beyond.
I never understood what it meant to see until I had an experience of blindness
Is disbelief in God logical or psychological?
“There is no man who does not have his hour and no thing that does not have its place” (Ethics of the Fathers 4:3) And that’s true for even a little-used key on your keyboard. Can you guess what it is?
Stress is a killer. How can we deal with it? Rabbi Sinclair offers a solution based on an insight he had while hitchiking
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 Sabbath is the Jewish People’s greatest gift to the world. Why? Rabbi Sinclair gives one answer in this three minute video