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  • Vort from the Rav: Noach

    Vort from the Rav: Noach

    Genesis 9:23 וַיִּקַּח שֵׁם וָיֶפֶת אֶת הַשִּׂמְלָה …וַיְכַסּוּ אֵת...

     
  • The 9/11 Memorial and Jewish Law

    The 9/11 Memorial and Jewish Law

    by R. Gil Student As a New York resident who worked in Manhattan on September 11, 2001, I will forever be haunted by the...

     
  • Speaking With Satan

    Speaking With Satan

    by R. Gil Student God is just, merciful and fair. Why, then, are we told that saying something bad–opening our mouths...

     
  • Vort from the Rav: Bereishis

    Vort from the Rav: Bereishis

    Genesis 4:6 וְכִי תַאֲוָה הוּא לָעֵינַיִם וְנֶחְמָד הָעֵץ לְהַשְׂכִּיל and...

     
  • Women Dancing With Torah Scrolls

    Women Dancing With Torah Scrolls

    by R. Gil Student I don’t like dancing, not on Simchas Torah nor at bar mitvahs nor even at my wedding. It’s...

     
  • Judaism and Industrial Food Production

    Judaism and Industrial Food Production

    by R. Gil Student Keeping kosher has never been easier, both for the poor and the wealthy. The centralization of food production...

     
  • Da’as Torah or Advice?

    Da’as Torah or Advice?

    by R. Gil Student Many religious Jews today ask rabbis life questions–whom to marry, where to live, what career path...

     
  • The Rishonim

    The Rishonim

    This lecture serves as an introduction to the Rishonim, a body of Rabbinic scholars associated with the 9th through the 15th...

     
  • The Limits of Teshuvah

    The Limits of Teshuvah

    by R. Gil Student Teshuvah, repentance, breaks through the heavenly barrier, reaching the divine throne and tearing evil...

     
  • The Chofetz Chaim

    The Chofetz Chaim

    Brief video highlighting the life and work of Rabbi Israel Meir Kagan (1838-1936), one of the most influential Rabbis of...