Torah Learning with Ari

Bitachon 64 – 65 – 66

By Ari Goldwag | July 6, 2022

Bitachon 66 – Childlike Faith We continue reading from the Gra, who gives us a paradigm for what true Bitachon looks like – a childlike innocence and trust – and to the degree we trust, Hashem is there for us. CLICK HERE to listen to the audio   Bitachon 65 – Bitachon with All Your…

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Korach & Chukas – Staff of Moshiach

By Ari Goldwag | July 1, 2022

What is the concept of the staff of Aharon that proves his specialness? Why is this the same staff that was used by Yehuda, Moshe, the kings of Israel, and will be used in the future by Moshiach? What is the concept of the two different versions of the letter ‘tzadi?’ How does this relate…

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Shlach & Korach – Grab the Lifeline

By Ari Goldwag | June 24, 2022

What is the powerful concept behind the mitzvah of Tzitzis – the strings that are tied onto the four cornered garment? How can we control our natural inclination to be drawn after our heart and eyes? What is the analogy of holding onto the Torah as a drowning person holds onto a lifeline? How do…

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Behaaloscha & Shlach – Spirit of Courage

By Ari Goldwag | June 17, 2022

What is the depth of the idea of Ruach Hakodesh-Divine Inspiration? What does it mean that Moshe’s Ruach Hakodesh was spread onto the seventy elders? Why was it that on one hand Hashem was joyous when the elders received this Ruach, but on the other hand it seems that Moshe was chastised for requesting help?…

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Bitachon 63 – Yiras Hashem and Bitachon

By Ari Goldwag | June 14, 2022

Rabenu Yonah speaks about the parallel powers of Yiras Hashem – fear of Heaven – and Bitachon. He also speaks of the power of renewal that a person receives when he invests his heart into Bitachon. CLICK HERE to listen

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Naso & Behaaloscha – Foundations of Light

By Ari Goldwag | June 10, 2022

Why is the revelation of Hashem, where He speaks to Moshe from on top of the Ark, directly after the sacrifices brought by the 12 princes of the tribes? What is the idea behind the human being who is able to hear the voice of Hashem, while the spiritual angels are not able to do…

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Bitachon 62 – Rewards of Bitachon

By Ari Goldwag | June 8, 2022

We are back in the Rabenu Yonah who speaks about the result of the wealthy man’s faith in his own wealth, versus the reward of the one who places his sole faith in Hashem, and the obligation that is fulfilled in doing so. CLICK HERE to listen Running time: 20:01

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Shavuos-Bamidbar-Naso – Carrying the Torah

By Ari Goldwag | June 2, 2022

Why did the Jewish people need to be forced to accept the Torah if they were ready to accept it willingly? Why did they receive the Torah willingly in the time of Esther and Mordechai, especially in light of the fact that they had fallen to such a low level? Why does Hashem ask first…

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Bitachon 61 – Singing Before Salvation

By Ari Goldwag | June 1, 2022

We talk about the idea of thanking Hashem, or singing, before the salvation of Hashem arrives, which represents a very high level of Bitachon, where the confidence in Hashem is strong, and can also be the reason for the help to arrive. CLICK HERE to listen Running time: 19:55

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Bechukosai & Bamidbar – Finding His Guidance

By Ari Goldwag | May 27, 2022

Who were the four people who made a deal with Hashem, but asked in the wrong way? How can one use commitment in one’s service of Hashem? How can one commit if Hashem, as it were, needs to commit as well? What is the idea behind Hashem saying that the ‘wilderness’ that the Jews traveled…

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