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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September 12, 2022 01:01:11
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Living a Superhuman Life - Rabbi Ari Sollish

We expend so much time and energy chasing our dreams, but does it come at the expense of our integrity and happiness? Jewish teachings turn our quest on its head, and place the keys to our greatest dreams firmly in our hands. Learn how to navigate the incredible path Judaism sets for us to achieve a truly superhuman life. ...

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September 05, 2022 00:41:58
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Who's in Charge?- Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet

Have you ever been shocked by something you did? In this session, we explore how our “inner games”—our thoughts and moods—shape who we are and what we do. This lecture was delivered at the 14th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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August 29, 2022 00:57:25
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Love Tales from the Talmud - Rabbi Dov Greenberg

In the thick tomes of the Talmud are buried stories of romance and courtship that rival today’s best novels. It seems that the Sages were as much experts in affairs of the heart as they were in Jewish law. But what lessons do these heartwarming episodes have for us? Can the flame of love that flickered centuries ago cast light on our lives today? This lecture took place at the 9th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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August 22, 2022 00:49:16
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Finding Your Mission in Life - Charlie Harary

Without some greater goal to aim for, life is a boring cycle of sleep, eat, work, repeat. We each should have a mission, something that drives us and gives meaning to our lives. Living with this awareness adds color to grey, spice to the bland. Discover how we can connect to our purpose as individuals, and as part of the Jewish nation. This lecture took place at the 9th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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August 15, 2022 00:51:07
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You Will Yet Live Again - Rabbi Pinchas Taylor

Were you someone else in a previous lifetime? Will you come back as your pet? A fascinating tour of the Jewish view on the mystery of reincarnation. This lecture was delivered at the 15th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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August 08, 2022 01:12:26
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The Case for Marriage - Rabbi YY Jacobson

With the institution of marriage decaying at an alarming rate, it’s time for an honest discussion on love and relationships. In a world that is more connected than ever, why do we sometimes feel so alone? How did family, friends and spouses become strangers to one another? Dive into the human psyche as we identify what makes people click and how our society can find love once more. This lecture was delivered at the 8th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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