Judaism's Top Talks

Listen to highlights from a variety of first-rate speakers from past sessions of the National Jewish Retreat. The National Jewish retreat is the premier Jewish event of the year, bringing 1200 Jews of all backgrounds ...more

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November 28, 2022 01:14:25
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Bible Criticism: Critiquing the Critics - Rabbi Dr. J. Immanuel Schochet

Did G-d communicate to human beings all that He would like us to be doing down here? How do we know we heard G-d at Sinai? Who wrote the Torah? G-d? Moses? A committee of authors? How do we deal with apparent contradictions and inconsistencies which “academia” claims to “discover” in the Torah? Can a modern, reasonable, educated person still believe that the Torah is literally the word of G-d? If any of these questions have ever bothered you, or if you would like to better prepared to answer others when they ask, this seminar is for you.   This lecture was delivered at the 4th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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November 21, 2022 00:27:12
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Does G-d Love You? - Rabbi Aryeh Weinstein

The commandment tells us, "And you shall love G-d," but what about the reverse? Does G-d, can G-d, love us back? Does that mean we can't get him upset? Explore the relationship of a lifetime. ...

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November 14, 2022 00:40:49
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Celebrating the Service Driven Life- Rabbi David Aaron

Discover how Torah’s spiritual technology enables us to live with purpose, passion, and power, and to fill our days with greater goodness and ultimate joy. This lecture was delivered at the 13th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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November 07, 2022 01:01:30
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The Road to Happiness -Rabbi Mordechai Dinerman

This talk will use Jewish perspectives on trauma, loss, and consolation, to con-sider the psychological challenges that such situations present. The wisdom of Jew-ish approaches in providing comfort and steering us towards healthy adaptations will be highlighted, in the face of psychological research. This lecture took place at the 12th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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October 31, 2022 00:48:48
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Pro-Life or Pro-Choice?- Rabbi Tzvi Flaum

In this session abortion will be addressed, one of the most polarizing issues in contemporary discourse, from the perspective of Jewish law and ethics. Does a woman always have the right to terminate her pregnancy? Or does life begin at conception, and destroying a fetus tantamount to murder? This lecture was delivered at the 9th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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October 24, 2022 00:34:27
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The Power of Positive Thinking- Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet

Do thoughts really impact reality? Explore the power of positivity in this exploration of the expression, "Tracht Gut Vet Zein Gut", Think good and it will be good. ...

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