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Divrei Torah Videos archive

  • D’var Torah: Parashat Vayakhel-Pekudei

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us that ‘through innovation, we can present the freshness and relevance of Judaism in our times’. This Shabbat, while we
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Ki Tisa

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi asks: Why were the Israelites forgiven for the sin of the Golden Calf and not for sending the 12 spies into
  • D’var Torah: Purim

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains why Purim can be regarded as the holiest day of the year. On Purim, which we are just about to
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Terumah

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us that when we master the art of giving, we receive in return. At the commencement of Parashat Terumah, a
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Mishpatim

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us that we shouldn’t just be concerned with our immediate surroundings – it is our duty to be mindful of
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Yitro

    A lesson from Moses to every parent: The Chief Rabbi presents his insights into Parashat Yitro. Following his experience at the burning bush, Moshe went down to Egypt and led
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Beshalach & Tu Bishvat

    Tu Bishvat reminds us that the Torah is both timeless and timely. This Shabbat, in addition to reading Parashat Beshalach, we will be celebrating Tu Bishvat, our New Year for
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Bo

    Spoiler alert: Let us not become the ‘dog which barks’ In Parashat Bo, after many years of persecution and slavery, Bnei Yisrael were ready to leave Egypt. And then Hashem
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Va’era

    Importance is just a figment of our imagination. In Parashat Va’era, on the eve of the redemption of our people, we have a long list of genealogical information presented to
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Shemot

    We all have the potential to be great. In Parashat Shemot, we have one of the most significant birth announcements ever: Vayeilech Ish Mibeit Levi Vayikach Et Bat Levi Vatahar