BOOTLEG TORAH

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Click Shavuoth 2018 to download BOOTLEG TORAH Shavuoth Enjoying Torah, making it sweet, is not just Torah with extra credit. Sweet Torah, Torah that is enjoyable, is the only Torah. If it is not sweet, if you do not enjoy it, it is not Torah; it is just a bootleg version of it. A bootleg recording is an audio…

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LIFESTYLES

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click behukotay 2018 to download  LIFESTYLES Parashat Behaalotcha One of the biggest problems facing the Orthodox Jew is the belief that a Jew can keep “the 613” while living the lifestyle of “keeping up with the gentiles”. Who is setting the standard of what we want and what we don’t want in life? The way we live,…

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A GOOD HEART

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A GOOD HEART Sefirat Haomer The most important word I learnt since I started coaching is the word resourcefulness. Tony Robbins, the world’s leading coach says, When people fail to achieve, they often say they are missing resources like time, money, people and so on. Yet, the top achievers in the world know that resources…

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Love vs. Respect

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Click Emor 2018 for download  Love vs. Respect Sefirat Haomer Sefirat Haomer is a time of character refinement.  12,000 pairs, 24,000 students of R Akiva, all died at this time for not honoring each other. (Yevamot 62b) The main Avodah during the Omer is to correct that Middah of respect. There are three questions one can ask.…

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THOU SHALT LOVE THY COMPETITOR

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Click Tazriah – kedoshim 2018 to download  THOU SHALT LOVE THY COMPETITOR Parashat Tazriah Metzorah Rava said: When a person dies and is brought in for his final judgement, he is asked: were you faithful in your business dealings?” (Shabbat 31a) The test of business ethic is the biggest test on a Jew’s fear of G-d.  It…

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STOP OVERTHINKING IT!

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click vayakhel p 2018 to download   STOP OVERTHINKING IT! Parashat Vayakhel Pekudei Overthinking usually starts from something legitimate, but then it loses boundaries. It is so common for people to overthink in so many areas. Was I guilty? Why did I make such a mistake? Why did others act the way they did, or not even…

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DRESS WELL

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Click Tezaveh 2018  for download DRESS WELL Parashat Tezaveh It is amazing how much our psychology is dependent on how we dress. What we wear not only tells other people who we are. It is the greatest reflection of your self-perception. So many times, I have found that by helping a person change their wardrobe, they…

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A JEW’S SEARCH FOR SPIRITUALITY

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Click Terumah 2018 to download A JEW’S SEARCH FOR SPIRITUALITY Parashat Terumah I learnt the following truism from coaching Yeshiva Bachurim and frum people. The Torah Jew is concerned more about finding spirituality in the mundane than he is by anything else. This is an area left uncovered by the psychologists of the world. No matter where…

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WHY LIE?

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Click mishpatim 2018 for download WHY LIE? Parashat Mishpatim The Maharsha writes the following powerful story in the name of the Baal HaIkrim. There was once a man who was a sinner and a thief who came to a wise man to do Teshuvah. But he could not take on himself all of the laws of the…

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THE ARAB NEXT DOOR

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Click Yitro 2018  to download  THE ARAB NEXT DOOR Parashat Yitro There were three advisers to Pharaoh in the plot against the Jews. Bilaam, Iyob, and Yitro. Bilaam advised to enslave the Jews. Iyob kept quiet. Yirto ran away. Bilaam was punished; he was killed by the sword by the Jews. Iyob suffered for not protesting.…

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