When the Gates of Teshuvah Close

When the Gates of Teshuvah Close

  If G-d hardened Pharaoh’s heart, effectively removing any chance he had to regret and abandon his past decisions, then why was Pharaoh punished? He was not given a chance to mend his ways! Rav Shimon ben Lakish answers this question in the Midrash (Shemos Rabbah 13:3). He explains that Pharaoh was “struck” by G-d with remorselessness only because he […]

January 29, 2017 at 4:05 AM 0 comments

How to take advantage of Yom Kippur

How to take advantage of Yom Kippur

How to take advantage of Yom Kippur and make sure we erase our sins In this video we cover a bit how to prepare for Yom Kippur according to Gemara and Chasidut. All about removing and cleaning our sins. How to do Teshuva. Although the video is about Yom Kippur it is recommended to watch it for anyone who is […]

October 7, 2016 at 2:12 AM 2 comments

The Right Yom Kippur Outfit

The Right Yom Kippur Outfit

The golden garments are not worn by the Kohen when he enters the innermost chambers (I.E. The Kodesh Hakodashim, holy of holies)….. when wearing the white garments, he may enter the innermost chambers…..(Talmud, Yoma 32B) בגדי זהב שאין כהן נכנס בהן לפני ולפנים . . בגדי לבן שנכנס בהן לפני ולפנים – יומא לב, ב Throughout the day of Yom […]

October 6, 2016 at 1:22 AM 0 comments

Can Teshuvah Be an Obligation?

Can Teshuvah Be an Obligation?

“…And you will return to Hashem your G-d, and you will listen to His voice…” – Devarim 30:2 וְשַׁבְתָּ עַד ה’ אֱלֹקֶיךָ וְשָׁמַעְתָּ בְקֹלוֹ – דברים ל, ב The Sefer Mitzvos Katan (#53) interprets this verse as a command to do teshuvah; meaning, one has a positive obligation to repent, and has neglected a mitzvah if he does not. Others, however, […]

September 28, 2016 at 2:29 AM 0 comments

The power of Teshuva (Repentance) – Everything can be fixed as long as the candle is lighting

The power of Teshuva (Repentance) – Everything can be fixed as long as the candle is lighting

Everything can be fixed with Teshuva (Repentance). Even a son can do Teshuvah for his father or mother and even grandparents            

September 22, 2016 at 4:56 AM 0 comments

Elul – Preparing For Rosh Hashana

Elul, Teshuva, What Is The Best way To Prepare For Rosh Hashana? For More Information On This Event, Please click Here:  http://www.atzmut.com/contact-us/

September 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM 0 comments

Getting ready for the new year – During the month of Elul

Getting ready for the new year – During the month of Elul

In this lecture Rabbi Anava teaches us the step by step process on how to prepare for the awesome days of Elul leading into Rosh Hashana & Yom Kippur so we can attain the utmost from this most auspicious time.            

September 21, 2016 at 2:31 AM 0 comments

Mystical insights about the month of Elul

Mystical insights about the month of Elul

A great long class about the mystical depth of the month of Elul. Information you want to know to really take advantage of the special month getting ready the right way for the coming new year     Part 1   Part 2        

September 4, 2016 at 12:13 PM 1 comment

All you need to know to take advantage of this month

All you need to know to take advantage of this month

Elul is known to be a very powerful month to do Teshuva and fix our actions from the past year and prepare the right way for the coming new year. The essential class with clear things out and help prepare the right way for the coming new year     Part 1   Part 2      

September 2, 2016 at 11:58 AM 1 comment

Wake, Search, Return

Wake, Search, Return

“…It is customary to sound the Shofar after Shacharis throughout the month of Elul, beginning on Rosh Chodesh…” –  Rema, Orach Chaim 581:1 מראש חודש ואילך מתחילין לתקוע אחר התפילה שחרית – רמ”א או”ח תקפ”א, א The Rambam writes that the sounding of the Shofar conveys this message: “Sleepers, be roused, from your sleep! Slumberers, wake from your slumber! Search […]

August 31, 2016 at 7:33 AM 0 comments

The power of Rosh Chodesh Sivan & the Holiday of Shavuot

The power of Rosh Chodesh Sivan & the Holiday of Shavuot

Learn the insights of the power of Rosh Chodesh in general and Rosh Chodesh Sivan. Also a great teachings about the Holiday of Shavuot how to take advantage of this holiday And some info about the holy Shloh Hakodosh and his prayers of parents on behalf of their children        

June 1, 2016 at 1:36 AM 0 comments

Pesach Sheni – What’s the point?

Pesach Sheni – What’s the point?

Pesach Sheni – What’s the point? is it really helping to bring Mashiach? Does Hashem really give us second chances? after all we are far from perfect… how does one able to fix the mess? Does Teshuvah really help and why are we really celebrating Pesach Sheni?                

May 19, 2016 at 10:00 PM 0 comments

Who talks Lashon Harah about me?

Who talks Lashon Harah about me?

We all know Lashon Harah is a very serious sin, but what really happens when we speak Lashon Hatah and more important how can one fix the damage. Also, there is another type of Lashon Harah that someone speaks about me. Find out in this lecture who it is and what needs to be done           […]

March 28, 2016 at 5:14 AM 0 comments

How much am I worth?

How much am I worth?

What am I worth in the eyes of G-od? Does he really care what I do? does he really care if I pray or not and if I do a Mitzvah or not. How important are my actions? do I really effect the world? do i really effect others? All these questions are very important to know and to realize […]

March 15, 2016 at 1:50 PM 0 comments

How can I impress G-od?

How can I impress G-od?

How can I impress G-od? It’s not what you do rather how you do it…                  

March 5, 2016 at 1:11 PM 0 comments

How Do You Become Religious In The Middle Of Your Life?

How Do You Become Religious In The Middle Of Your Life?

Many people do Teshuvah in the middle of their life but find it very hard to find the right guidance and inspiration.                

March 5, 2016 at 9:13 AM 0 comments

How To Do Teshuva? – Part 3

How To Do Teshuva? – Part 3

Often we ask – what is Teshuva? how do I do Teshuva? how do I know my Teshuvah is good and was excepted? so many questions that are hard to find. In this long lecture Rabbi Anava is covering all these point to make sure we understand how to do Teshuva            

February 23, 2016 at 9:47 PM 0 comments

How To Do Teshuva? – Part 2

How To Do Teshuva? – Part 2

Often we ask – what is Teshuva? how do I do Teshuva? how do I know my Teshuvah is good and was excepted? so many questions that are hard to find. In this long lecture Rabbi Anava is covering all these point to make sure we understand how to do Teshuva            

February 23, 2016 at 9:39 PM 0 comments

How To Do Teshuva? – Part 1

How To Do Teshuva? – Part 1

Often we ask – what is Teshuva? how do I do Teshuva? how do I know my Teshuvah is good and was excepted? so many questions that are hard to find. In this long lecture Rabbi Anava is covering all these point to make sure we understand how to do Teshuva            

February 23, 2016 at 9:26 PM 0 comments

Why do we do Mitzvot?

Why do we do Mitzvot?

We all wonder many times WHY we need to do SO many Mitzvot, why we need to refrain from SO many sins and why we even do Mitzvot….. Isn’t it enough to be a good person…? Rabbi Alon Anava answers these questions in this class                

August 12, 2015 at 10:32 AM 0 comments