Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair

Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair has been part of Ohr Somayach since 1987. Rabbi Sinclair gives a daily Gemara shiur in the Intermediate Program and a weekly philosophy shiur in the Mechina Porgram. He is a senior staff writer of the Torah internet publications Ohrnet, Torah Weekly and Seasons of the Moon. His articles have been published in many journals and magazines including the Jewish Observer, American Jewish Spirit, AJOP Newsletter, Zurich’s Die Jüdische Zeitung, South African Jewish Report and many others. His first book Seasons of the Moon – the Auerbach Edition

A Song For Pesach – Ma Ashiv – The ‘Thank You!” Song

Even though these are difficult times, there's so much to so say "Thank You!" for.

Parshat Tetzave – Throw Away Your Props!

Sometimes in life we can mistake the nonsense for the essence. The tallit reminds us to keep our eye on what is really important.

Escape the Task Master! – Parshat Yitro

 Sometimes life just seems to be one obligation after another. Here’s a way to turn your tasks into life-enhancing positive experiences.

Parshat Beshalach – Where is God in the World?

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?