Parsha Podcasts

Bitachon 60 – Looking for His Guidance

In this Bitachon Podcast, we talk about the idea of looking for Hashem’s guiding hands in our lives – what are the signs – sometimes subtle, sometimes blatant – that we can look for as we search for our direction in life. CLICK HERE to listen to the audio

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Behar & Bechukosai – Make the Right Choice

What is the great wealth that stands in the balance when a person is faced with the challenge of giving to charity? What does it mean that Hashem ‘stands by the right side of the poor person?’ Why is the poor person called an ‘ani?’ Why do the nations of the world cause us so…

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Bitachon 59 – Hope Breeds Hope

R’ Yonah speaks about how when we have Hope and confidence in Hashem, it strengthens and reinforces itself. He also speaks about the idea of always recognizing that the seemingly negative situations we may be in are also for our best. Finally, we speak about the concept that although a person usually has pain from…

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Emor & Behar – How We Affect Others

Why is the illegitimate child punished for the sin his parents committed? How does Hashem promise that He will console this person in the future when Moshiach arrives? What is the idea behind the Shechina (Divine Presence) which accompanies us into exile, and leads us home with redemption? What is the twofold power of the…

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Bitachon 58 – Depending on Hashem’s Kindness

R’ Yonah teaches us that we can always have hope, no matter the challenge we face, because we know that Hashem is Compassionate and Kind, and even if we have sinned, Hashem is our Father who wants to forgive us. CLICK HERE to listen to the audio Running time: 21:22

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Kedoshim & Emor – Pure Words

What is the concept of Holiness? How does it relate to the Jewish People’s specialness and our ability to inhabit the land of Israel? How does it relate to the concept of the forbidden relationships, the concept of Kosher food, and the concept of finding out spiritual information from Kosher sources? How does this connect…

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Bitachon Podcasts 54-57

Bitachon 57: Hashem Gives the Challenge Rabenu Yonah goes into the idea that it makes a lot of sense to place our trust in Hashem, as He is the one who gives us the challenge in the first place – to help us grow and become better – so it is in Him that we…

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Acharei & Kedoshim – Shechina and Holiness

What is the depth that underlies the idea that when we are careful about keeping our eyes pure, we merit to have a revelation of the Shechina-Divine Presence? How does this relate to the concept of Holiness? How does the concept of Holiness relate to ‘singing to Hashem’ in all situations – the good and…

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Acharei-Pesach – Joy and Judgment

Why do we find that the verse tells us in Koheles that the righteous and the wicked can seem to have the same fate – be it positive or negative? Why is it that the time of joy – the holidays – coincides with a time of judgment? Why did the students of R’ Akiva…

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Pesach – Redemption Then and Now

Why do we speak of the Matza – the ‘bread of affliction’ in terms of our slavery, but also in terms of our freedom – the bread we ate as we hastily left Egypt? Why do we speak about the Future Redemption – Next Year in the Land of Israel – at the very beginning…

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