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Parshat Acharei Mot
It's implicit in the Torah that the High Priest must know all the sins of the Jewish People; otherwise, how can he confess for all of Israel on Yom Kippur? How does he possibly know?

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Parshat Metzora
Everything Hashem does is absolute good. Therefore, even if something painful happens to a person, he or she must look for the concealed treasure within the tribulation...

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Parshat Tazria
When a person doesn't willfully establish a connection with a tzaddik, Hashem gives him a "reason" that forces him to seek the tzaddik's blessing and guidance, for his own good.

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Parshat Shemini
This week's Torah portion tells us which animals are fit for consumption - "kosher" - and which are not. There are many non-kosher animals; why has the pig always been regarded as the worst of all?

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Parshat Tzav
Rashi says that the Cohanim must be prodded to perform those sacrifices where they have no personal gain. Is this what he means, literally? Were the Cohanim self-serving?

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Parshat Vayikra
A man owed money to his neighbor, but he swore falsely in court that he repaid the debt. The Torah calls this an "embezzlement of Hashem". How is swindling a neighbor a crime against Hashem?

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Parshat Pekudei
An important principle in Judaism is equal opportunity. The lesson of Shekalim is that no one is left behind, for every Jew has his or her share in Hashem and Torah...

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Parshat Vayakhel
Betzalel came from a prestigious background and from the most distinguished of the tribes. What does he need a helper from such a shabby background as Oholiev for?

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Parshat Ki Tisa
When the Jews received the Torah on Mount Sinai, they each received two crowns. But, after the Golden Calf fiasco, they lost them. Was it really because of the Golden Calf?

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Parshat Tetzaveh
When the Torah tells the Kohen Gadol to light the menora in the holy Tabernacle, it says to "raise" the candles rather than "light" the candles; what does it mean?

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Parshat Terumah
Why is it so important to learn about the Holy Tabernacle (Mishkan) and its components? What's the special message behind the way that the Ark of the Covenant is structured?

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Parshat Mishpatim
People are depressed because they think they're alone with no one to turn to. The Torah teaches us that a person in the worst possible circumstance always has Hashem...

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Parshat Yisro
What is Hashem's intention when He commands us all to be a nation of Cohanim? What is the special quality of the Cohanim that Hashem wants us all to have?

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Parshat Beshalach
This week's Torah portion teaches us that in most cases, silence is the greatest form of heroism. For those who remain silent, Hashem fights their battles...

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Parshat Bo
There comes a time in life when little boys grow up enough to ask their fathers questions. The Torah tells us that this should be a happy occasion, but it depends on Dad's answer...

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Parshat Va'eira
We learn from every creation in the universe. More than others, the frog excels in its constant praise of Hashem, as we learn in Perek Shira. How did the frog deserve such honor?

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Parshat Shemos
Moses had a very comfortable life as prince of Egypt, and had very much to lose. Yet, he threw everything away to help one Jew, not looking for expediency or political correctness...

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Parshat Vayechi
Yaacov Avinu is in the middle of blessing his sons, when all of a sudden, he turns to Hashem and says that he has awaited salvation. What's the meaning of this?

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Parshat Vayigash
There are many types of interpersonal relationships, but there is only one way to truly bind two souls together.

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Parshat Mikeitz
How do we know that all of Jacob's sons engaged in frequent self-assessment and personal prayer? How did they succeed in understanding Hashem's messages?

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Parshat Vayeishev
The Torah tells us that Reuven saved Yosef from his brothers. Yet how could that be? Reuven through Yosef into a pit of snakes, scorpions and certain death!

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Parshat Toldos
The Jewish People's strongest weapon has forever been their prayers and their Torah learning. When our voice is the "Voice of Jacob", then the hands of Esau lose their power...

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Parshat Chayei Sarah
Eliezer's caravan brings Rivka to the Land of Israel; she sees Isaac from afar. First, she prostrates herself and then she asks who he is; shouldn't it be the other way around?

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Parshat Vayeira
Hashem tells Avraham Avinu something unfavorable about his wife Sarah, namely that she laughed at the thought of being a mother. Did Hashem violate a basic law of lashon hara?

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Parshat Lech Lecha
Why was Hashem so insistent that Avraham Avinu leave his homeland and come to the Land of Israel? And once he came, why was his life so very difficult?

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Parshat Noach
No one in the world was born in more spiritually-disadvantaged circumstances than our forefather Abraham; why doesn't the Torah tell more about his childhood?

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Yom Kippur 5774
We confess all day long on Yom Kippur, but what can we do to make those confessions sincere? Let's take a look at what we obligate ourselves with...

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Parshat Nitzvaim-Vayeilech
It doesn't matter if the worst and harshest decree has been issued, signed and sealed; teshuva from love has the power of turning everything completely around...

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Parshat Ki Savo
The Torah in this week's portion curses a person who doesn't uphold every single commandment; does that leave any hope for a person who's not perfect? Who is perfect?

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Parshat Re'eh
The Torah gives us a very clear cut choice between the path of Torah and blessings or the opposite. Responsibility means accepting the consequences of our choices...

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Parshat Eikev
Without emuna, a person can't deal with success, for it leads to arrogance. Hashem wants us to succeed, but He certainly doesn't want us to be arrogant. What's the safeguard?

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Parshat Va'eschanan
This Shabbat is also known as "Shabbat Nachamu", the Shabbat of consolation. Three words in this week's Torah portion are the greatest consolation of all...

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Parshat Devarim
The true tzaddikim went out of their way to avoid admonishing another person. Before we dare reprimand someone else, we must pass a critical 4-point test...

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Parshat Matot-Masei
Moses was angry at the officers of the special task force who waged war against Midian; what did they do wrong? How did they completely rectify their mistake?

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Parshat Pinchas
The Torah teaches us a powerful expression - "Lama yigora"; Tzlafchad's daughters appealed, "Why can't we have the privilege of doing this mitzva?" Hashem answered immediately...

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Parshat Balak
Bilaam considered himself the wisest of all men. But in his arrogance, he committed the tragic error of underestimating Hashem and His limitless love for His chosen people.

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Parshat Chukas
Moses hit the rock with his staff rather than speaking to the rock as Hashem commanded, and was therefore severely punished; what did he do that was so terrible?

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Parshat Korach
There are many modes of logic and reason, but only one of them leads to the truth. Korach, history's prototype demagogue, failed in passing the test of truth...

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Parshat Behaalotcha
This week's Torah portion teaches us that day-to-day dilligence in performing seemingly mundane mitzvoth is much loftier than a one-time grandiose good deed.

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The Sixth Day
This week's shiur is our preparatory shiur for Shavuot. Why must we renew our receiving of the Torah every year? What is the Torah's role in the sustenance of creation?

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Parshat Bamidbar
When Hashem commanded Moses to take a national census and arrange the Israelite camp according to tribes, the Jewish people established their genealogy. How did they do it?

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Unconditional Love
Even though the Jewish's people's accomplishments in science, medicine, technology and many other fields are so great, that's not the reason that they're the Chosen People...

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Parshat Behar-Bechukosai
Hashem gives us the Land of Israel and our Torah. In the Torah, Hashem gives us the formula for national security and the only way to find lasting peace in a hostile area...

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Parshat Emor
This week's Torah portion hints to the connection between the Omer and Rebbe Shimon Bar Yochai, whose yartzeit comes out on the 33rd day of the Omer, or "Lag B'Omer"...

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Parshat Tazria-Metzora
Why in the world would Hashem afflict the walls of a person's house with leprosy? Everything Hashem does carries an inner message with it, and this is no exception...

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Parshat Shemini
One of the main lessons that we learn from the death of Nadav and Avihu is that over enthusiasm can be very dangerous, especially when it brings people to do things in extreme...

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Seder and Rebirth
This week's shiur will make your Seder night so much more meaningful; the entire theme of the Seder is spiritual rebirth; freedom from bondage triggers an awakening of the soul...

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Parshat Vayikra
The Torah discusses what type of ritual sacrifice the nation's president must bring when he transgresses; from this passage, we also learn what makes a national leader sin...

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Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei
Betzalel, the master craftsman with a holy spirit, is given the task of helping Moses to handcraft the utensils of the Holy Tabernacle. What does he need his helper Oholiav for?

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Parshat Ki Tisa
This week's Torah portion teaches us that there's only one thing worse than the Golden Calf, and that's sadness and depression, which are the opposite of holiness...

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Dear God personal prayer
The loveliest expressions of pure and simple faith are the innocent prayers of children, who simply talk to their "Dear God" in their own words.

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The Pauper's Prayer
As soon as a person prays with the mindset that he deserves nothing, then no evil spiritual force can interfere with his prayer ascending straight up...

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Parshat Yitro
Yitro tells his son-in-law Moshe that if he accepts his advice, he will surely benefit from Divine assistance. How can he make such a promise?

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Emuna of Effort?
The classic question people ask is, "How much hishtadlut (effort) must I invest in making a living? Where does one draw the line between emuna and effort?

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Parshat Beshalach
A person finishes his 120 years on earth and arrives at the Heavenly Court. He was an observant Jew, and upright too. The court says that's not enough, give us proof...

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Guardian of Israel
What is the secret of our miraculous survival - both physical and spiritual - for the last 3300 years? Once we learn the answer, fear and anxiety no longer plague us...

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Parshat Bo
Kids ask probing questions. The moment your son is old enough, he'll want to know what Dad is reading while sipping his morning coffee. And, kids hate hypocrisy...

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Parshat Va'eira
Last week's Torah portion ended with Moshe's dramatic claim that the lives of the Jews has only become more difficult since Hashem sent him to Pharaoh; Hashem now answers...

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Parshat Shemos
There's a right and wrong way to use every single one of our bodily appendages. This week's Torah portion shows us how Moses did the right thing at the right time...

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Parshat Vayechi
When we bless our children, we bless our girls to be like our holy matriarchs. But the boys, we bless to be like Ephraim and Menashe instead of like the patriarchs. Why?

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Double Strike
Only weeks after Hurricane Sandy hit the USA East Coast, tragedy struck again, this time in Connecticut. Nothing is random; so what's the message Hashem is conveying?

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Parshat Vayigash
In one of the Torah's most dramatic episodes, Yosef comes to the realization that the worst moments of his life were truly all for the very best.

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Night Before Day
In order to understand Chanuka, we have to understand a basic law that's intrinsic in creation - darkness always precedes the light. That's encouraging...

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Modeh Ani
Chanuka is the holiday of gratitude and Kislev is the month of gratitude. Why should we be thankful for the 1500 rockets that fell on Israel in the recent Gaza hostilities?

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Parshat Vayishlach
The Torah tells us that Yaacov Avinu was afraid of his imminent confrontation with Esav. What was he afraid of? Does his fear show a lack of emuna, G-d forbid?

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Smithereens
There's a major common denominator between the recent Hurricane Sandy that did so much damage to the US East Coast and the current Gaza War...

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Parshat Vayeitzei
This week's Torah portion teaches us to exercise the greatest care with every single word we utter. Words have tremendous spiritual influence, for good or otherwise...

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Defying Nature
The Jewish People have an inherent characteristic: nature has no control over them; they are easily capable of invoking miracles and defying nature.

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Parshat Vayeira
One of the first things we learn in Shulchan Aruch, the Code of Jewish Law, is not to pay attention to hecklers; we learn this from the Abraham and the Akeda...

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Parshat Lech Lecha
Hashem explicitly tells Abraham to walk all across the Land of Israel, from north to south and from east to west. Why did He require Abraham to see every square meter of the land?

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Parshat Noach
Some say that Noah was only righteous compared to his own generation; others say that had he lived in Abraham's time, he'd have risen to even greater heights...

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Parshat Breishit
Hashem punishes Cain with exile after he kills his brother Abel. Cain complains to Hashem that the punishment is too harsh, for all the animals will kill him. How does he know?

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Sunscreen: Advice for a Wonderful Life
The original international smash hit 'Sunscreen' by Baz Luhrmann now comes to you in a new 'Advice for a wonderful life" format based on the teachings of emuna, the pure and simple faith in The Almighty.'

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Lesson of the Sycamore Tree
The Sycamores tree's expansive and deep roots enable it to thrive in the desert despite the arid climate, shifting sands and harsh winds. When they Jewish People cling to their roots, they thrive in the Land of israel just like the Sycamore...

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Prayer of Thanks
Whoever recites this prayer, turns severe judgments into mercy and merits outright miracles from The Creator. Guaranteed!

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The Coronation
All of creation crowns Hashem, but the main coronation is in Uman on Rosh Hashanah.

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The Story of Rebbe Mattia ben Charash
Rabbi Lazer Brody takes us to the Lower Galilee in the vicinity of the Arab village Ilaboun to visit the holy gravesite of Rebbe Mattia ben Charash, where we learn about the importance of personal holiness and guarding our eyes.

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Tell Me God, Why Am I Here?
A woman journeys across the world, searching for faith (emunah). Excerpts from the upcoming feature film on the topic of faith (emunah). What is faith? How does one aquire it? How can it change a human life for the better? Through her discussions and experiences she comes to a new level of existence...

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We're all Brothers
Lyrics: Lazer Brody
Music: Mac Fool
Vocal: Crackerjack Eddie

There's so much war, people hurt each other
But the other dude, is really my brother
Just because his skin ain't white
That don't mean that he ain't right
Folks from East and folks the west
All got red blood in their chest
So it ain't the body that's really you
Rememba, bro, you gotta soul too
Hey li'l sister, you're really smart?
Listen up, open up your heart
The body stays here for limited years
Full of troubles and full of fears
But the soul you got inside your head
Is live and kickin', it ain't never dead
It's a spark of G-d, 'cause you're His child
Chill, my man, and don't get riled
If I'm His child and you are too
We're all brothers, it's really true.
So let's give faith and peace a try
God loves you, and so do I

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The Divine Aura
Is the Divine Aura for real? It sure is, for scientists have not only proven the presence of the aura, but have even photographed it. Rabbi Lazer Brody tells all about the Divine Aura, including an amazing true story about Rabbi Chaim ben Attar, the holy "Ohr HaChaim" rabbi from early 18th century Morocco.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Like a Vineyard
King David in Psalms compares the Nation of Israel to a vineyard and the people of Israel to a grapevine; Rabbi Lazer explains why, from a vineyard in the hills near Mount Gerizim.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Emotional Self Healing
Rabbi Lazer Brody shows how a person can heal himself from a post-traumatic experience in three short minutes.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Pereq Shira: Creation's Song
Emuna Outreach invites you for an exquisite glimpse at how all of creation praises The Creator.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


The Wisdom of the Reeds
Join Rav Lazer Brody in a reed patch in the south of Israel on the banks of the midsummer-dry Lachish River to gain more of an insight about Hashem's world and yourself. There's no such thing as despair, for Hashem is always there...

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Prayer for Fortitude
Real courage means standing on your own to do what's right, no matter what anyone else says to the contrary. This brief but very cogent prayer, composed by Rabbi Lazer Brody, is a request for the fortitude to do just that.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Last Generation before Moshiach
Rabbi Lazer Brody explains why this generation has so many difficulties - it's the last generation before Moshiach.

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Shavuot: Today You Become a Nation
Shavuot, the day that The Almighty gave the Ten Commandments to Moses on Mount Sinai, is in essence the birthday of the Jewish people. Every year, for a birthday present, we receive the Torah with a renewed freshness, just as the day it was given on Sinai.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Come on Home
Rabbi Lazer Brody discusses the implications of the current global Diaspora.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Loving Your Fellow Human
Rabbi Lazer Brody compares loving your fellow human to one big party where everyone has a good time.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


The Near Death Experience (NDE)
Rabbi Lazer Brody Talks about NDE - the near-death experience and what we learn from it.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Hashem Loves Me
This is a pictorial introduction to the CD that has given inspiration and encouragement to tens of thousands of people around the world.

More information can be found on the Breslev Israel website.


Learning Torah
Rabbi Lazer Brody talks about the barometer of proper Torah learning as a preparation for Shavuot, the Jewish holiday that celebrates Israel's receiving of the Torah on Mount Sinai.

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