“People are no longer looking for meaning. They are looking for meaningful experiences,” senior Gateways lecturer Rabbi Yonason Shippel said. Rabbi Shippel, Torah Live’s New York representative, has been licensed to present Torah Live material at Gateways seminars for both religious and secular audiences. “People are blown away by these presentations and it has had a profound impact on them.”
There are dozens of new topics on Torah Live’s horizon for the next year: Overcoming jealousy, kashrut, and berachot, among many others. “We can do any topic; there’s no end to how far we can go,” Rabbi Roth said. “The Torah has an opinion on all the issues that the world is struggling with today — not only an opinion but a deeper take that’s higher, subtler, and more profound. It’s as relevant today as ever before. Let’s translate the entire Torah into today’s language and make it available globally so that everyone can have access to our rich heritage. Armed with these tools, there’s no end to what we can accomplish.”
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