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Divrei Torah Videos archive

  • D’var Torah: Parashat Bamidbar

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us that every person counts… Does the size of the Jewish people matter? This Shabbat, we will be commencing our
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Behar-Bechukotai

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains how we remember the unknown victims of the Shoah. More than one million names of Shoah victims are not known
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Emor

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains how the Omer can act as our own personal treasure hunt. Continuity and accuracy are required for the counting of
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Acharei Mot – Kedoshim

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi asks us the question: Have you ever terribly misjudged a person? Have you ever terribly misjudged a person? In Parshat Kedoshim,
  • D’var Torah: Yom Ha’atzmaut

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi discusses the meaning of “Yom Ha’atzmaut”. The term Yom Ha’atzmaut is taken from the root ‘Etzem’, which means a ‘bone’. So
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Shemini

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us about the power of positive thinking. Treif birds are a symbol of treif conduct. In this week’s Parasha of
  • D’var Torah: Shabbat Chol Hamoed

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us about the real joys of Pesach. With regards to the festival of Pesach, as is the case with our
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Tzav (Shabbat HaGadol)

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains why this will be a great Shabbat… The Shabbat before Pesach is called Shabbat HaGadol, ‘the great Sabbath’. Many reasons
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Vayikra

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi explains why we must invest in our teachers. The leftovers of the ‘Mincha’ offering were to be given to Aharon and
  • 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