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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June 20, 2022 00:41:47
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Why Laughter Is a Lifesaver - Rabbi Abba Perelmuter

In this workshop brimming with Kosher humor, Rabbi Abba Perelmuter offers advice on how to deal with life’s challenges in a most effective way - with joy. Rabbi Perelmuter has been moving audiences across the US with his seemingly endless reserve of comical anecdotes. In this lecture he provides comic-laden insightsfor better daily interactions with our families, friends and even ourselves. 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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June 13, 2022 00:54:00
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Is G-d in Heaven or on Earth? - Rabbi Shais Taub

The Psalmist says, "The heavens are for G-d, and the Earth is for mankind." But is this the case? What does a spiritual G-d want to do with a physical Earth? Can there be something about this world we are not seeing? 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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June 07, 2022 00:58:23
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The Living Torah: From Sinai to Cyberspace Rabbi Chaim Block

Has Judaism evolved? Explore the development of the written and oral Torah, the twin traditions that stretch back to Sinai. Learn how to use ancient halachic principles to find solutions to contemporary dilemmas. You will put the eternality of Torah to the test by scrutinizing its relevance today. ...

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May 30, 2022 00:46:54
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Inclusion and the Power of the Individual - Rabbi Ari Sollish

Inclusion is an important social issue of our time, and rightly so. A society can be judged by how it values and treats every single member. How ought we relate to people with differences, and how can we create more inclusive communities that nurture the gifts of every individual? 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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May 23, 2022 00:51:45
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The Gift of Jewish Giving - Panel Discussion

Sharing an etymological root with tzedek (justice), tzedakah (charity) is a central Jewish ethic featured in many holidays and highlighted in the Talmud. Learn from Jewish philanthropists, as well as the founder of The Jewish giving Pledge, why they give, where they give, and what they get. This panel was featured Mrs. Pamela Dubin, Mr. Mike Leven, Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz & Mr. Eyal Postelnik at the 15th annual National Jewish Retreat. For more information and to register for the next retreat, visit: Jretreat.com. ...

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May 16, 2022 00:53:36
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Navigating Life in an Uncertain World - Dr. Rona Novick

The future is unknown and sometimes frightening. Learn the tools for managing the stress of everyday life and the curve balls thrown at us along the way. 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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