JewishPress.com presents two weekly Parsha video series in English made in Israel by young rabbis determined to reach out to inspire the world from their beloved homeland. This week, Rabbi Shlomo Katz (the famous Israeli inspirational folk/rock musician) speaks to us on the question, “Does Torah Life Have to Be Heavy”. Based on a beautiful concept taught by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, Rabbi Shlomo speaks from an idyllic country setting in Israel which will warm your heart this erev Shabbat wherever you are.
Rabbi Chaim Richman (Director of the Temple Institute in Jerusalem) asks the question, “What’s In A Name?”. He answers, “Everything – if we’re talking about the name of G-d. Just as G-d willingly allows His name to be erased for the sake of exonerating the accused Sotah, He allows for His name to be desecrated for the sake of proving Israel’s fidelity.” To learn how this can be true, what is a national sotah test, and more, … click on the video to hear the entire lesson.Yocheved Seidman