Chanuka – It’s all about unity!

Chanuka – It’s all about unity!

First night of Chanukah. Rabbi Anava is doing Havdalah, then lighting the first candle of Chanukah followed by a class about the essence of Chanuka Duration of class: 57:15               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/302815491-rabbialonanava-chanuka-it-s-all-about-unity-havdalah-and-candle-lighting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

November 18, 2018 at 10:21 AM 0 comments

Chanuka – Fighting klipat Noga

Chanuka – Fighting klipat Noga

As we celebrate Chanukah we often wonder what is this holiday about and why are we lighting candles to celebrate this holiday. Must be something deeper than what we think…. Fascinating class with Rabbi Anava that reveals what we were missing Powerful Tikon at the end of the video Duration of class: 1:07:34               […]

November 15, 2018 at 4:02 AM 0 comments

Chanuka – The war with Yavan (Greece) – Then and today

Chanuka – The war with Yavan (Greece) – Then and today

As we celebrate Chanukah we often wonder what when on then and how is it connected to our times. The war with the greek then is still a battle we fight now – Fascinating class with Rabbi Alon Anava Duration of class: 1:08:15               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/299028248-rabbialonanava-chanuka-the-war-with-yavan-greece-then-and-today.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

November 5, 2018 at 4:57 PM 0 comments

Special Privileges – Chanuka

Special Privileges – Chanuka

“….The deliverances, miracles, and wonders which you have performed for our forefathers, in those days at this time, through your holy Kohanim….” – Haneiros Halalu ״….על התשועות ועל הניסים ועל הנפלאות שעשית לאבותינו בימים ההם בזמן הזה על ידי כהניך הקדושים…״ – נוסח הנרות הללו Was the revolt led by the Chashmona’im sanctioned by Halacha? To be sure, the mitzvah […]

November 4, 2018 at 1:05 AM 1 comment

It’s Only Temporary

It’s Only Temporary

“…..In Sukkahs you shall dwell for seven days…..”- Vayikra 23:42 The Torah commands, “For all seven days, leave your permanent dwelling and dwell in a temporary dwelling” – Talmud: Sukkah 2A ״…..בסוכות תשבו שבעת ימים, אמרה תורה כל שבעת הימים צא מדירת קבע ושב בדירת עראי” – מסכת סוכה ב,ב In a certain sense, the mitzvah of Sukkah has the distinction […]

September 20, 2018 at 3:14 PM 0 comments

The Sukkah Man

The Sukkah Man

“…The festival of Sukkot you shall make for yourself for seven days…” – Devarim 16:13 חַג הַסֻּכֹּת תַּעֲשֶׂה לְךָ שִׁבְעַת יָמִים – דברים טז, יג Several unique mitzvot are associated with the holiday of Sukkot, yet among them, the Torah calls the holiday Sukkot, naming it specifically for the obligation to dwell in a Sukkah for the duration of these seven days. This […]

September 20, 2018 at 11:20 AM 0 comments

Your Sukkah, Your Life

Your Sukkah, Your Life

“….You shall make yourself the festival of Sukkot for seven days…..” – Devarim 16:13 ״…..חג סוכות תעשה לך שבעת ימים….״ – דברים טז,יג Several unique mitzvos are observed during the holiday of Sukkos. Yet, the holiday is called Sukkos, named specifically for the obligation to dwell in a Sukkah during these seven days, and not for any other of this […]

September 19, 2018 at 6:52 AM 0 comments

Happy Feet

Happy Feet

יונה בן אמיתי מעולי רגלים היה ונכנס לשמחת בית השואבה ושרת עליו רוח הקודש ללמדך שאין רוח הקדש שורה אלא על לב שמח – תלמוד ירושלמי, סוכה ה:א The Talmud states that Yonah’s prophecy was inspired by the joy of Simchas Beis Hasho’eva that he witnessed as anoleh regel. What is the significance of the fact that Yonah was an oleh regel, […]

September 19, 2018 at 2:37 AM 0 comments

Zohar – The mystical meaning behind the Shofar – Part 4

Zohar – The mystical meaning behind the Shofar – Part 4

Zohar Page 99/B – Parashat Emor – Part 4Zohar Page 99/B – Parash Duration of class:50:32               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/501041562-rabbialonanava-zohar-the-mystical-meaning-behind-the-shofar-part-4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

September 12, 2018 at 1:44 AM 0 comments

Zohar – The Mystical Meaning Behind The Shofar – Part 3

Zohar – The Mystical Meaning Behind The Shofar – Part 3

Zohar Page 99/B – Parashat Emor – Part 3 Duration of class:33:53               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/501035385-rabbialonanava-zohar-the-mystical-meaning-behind-the-shofar-part-3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

September 9, 2018 at 1:39 AM 0 comments

Who made YOU a judge? A powerful message before Rosh Hashana

Who made YOU a judge? A powerful message before Rosh Hashana

  Duration of class:55:33               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/501053016-rabbialonanava-who-made-you-a-judge.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

September 7, 2018 at 1:30 AM 0 comments

Laws (Halacha) of Rosh Hashana and much more…

Laws (Halacha) of Rosh Hashana and much more…

  Duration of class:55:00               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/405314856-rabbialonanava-practical-teachings-of-kabbalah-for-the-month-of-adar.mp3501030600-rabbialonanava-laws-halacha-of-rosh-hashana-and-much-more.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

September 6, 2018 at 1:24 AM 0 comments

Zohar – The mystical meaning behind the Shofar – Part 2

Zohar – The mystical meaning behind the Shofar – Part 2

Zohar Page 98/B – 99/A – Parashat Emor – Part 2 Duration of class:50:26               http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/501029124-rabbialonanava-zohar-the-mystical-meaning-behind-the-shofar-part-2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

September 6, 2018 at 12:51 AM 0 comments

Why do we read Megilat Ruth on Shavuot?

Why do we read Megilat Ruth on Shavuot?

Duration of class: 26:55           http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/445861716-rabbialonanava-why-do-we-read-megilat-ruth-on-shavuot.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

May 16, 2018 at 2:50 AM 0 comments

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai – Lag BaOmer

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai – Lag BaOmer

What’s so special about the day of the death of a Tzadik? Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, often referred to simply as Rashbi (an acronym taken from the initials Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai), was one of the great Tannaitic sages who lived during the era of Roman persecution (2nd century CE). He was one of the foremost students of Rabbi Akiva, […]

April 14, 2018 at 1:47 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?                 http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/264996578-rabbialonanava-pesach-sheni-what-s-the-point-is-it-really-helping-to-bring-mashiach.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

April 14, 2018 at 1:00 AM 0 comments

The Two-Headed Year

The Two-Headed Year

“…This month shall be to you the head of the months; to you it shall be the first of the months of the year…” – Shemos 12:2 הַחֹדֶשׁ הַזֶּה לָכֶם רֹאשׁ חֳדָשִׁים רִאשׁוֹן הוּא לָכֶם לְחָדְשֵׁי הַשָּׁנָה – שמות יב, ב The Jewish calendar year has two starting points. Rosh Hashana, on the 1st of Tishrei, marks the start of […]

April 2, 2018 at 2:20 AM 0 comments

The Unlucky Child

The Unlucky Child

“…The Torah speaks of four children: One is wise, one is wicked, one is simple and one does not know how to ask…” – The Haggadah כְּנֶגֶד אַרְבָּעָה בָנִים דִּבְּרָה תוֹרָה: אֶחָד חָכָם. וְאֶחָד רָשָׁע. וְאֶחָד תָּם. וְאֶחָד שֶׁאֵינוֹ יוֹדֵעַ לִשְׁאוֹל – הגדה של פסח In four places, the Torah instructs us to relate the story and mitzvos of Pesach […]

March 28, 2018 at 2:39 AM 0 comments

What’s Behind the Question?

What’s Behind the Question?

The Torah speaks of four children: One is wise, one is wicked, one is simple and one does not know how to ask. …What does the wicked one say? “What is this service to you?” (The Haggadah) כְּנֶגֶד אַרְבָּעָה בָנִים דִּבְּרָה תוֹרָה: אֶחָד חָכָם. וְאֶחָד רָשָׁע. וְאֶחָד תָּם. וְאֶחָד שֶׁאֵינוֹ יוֹדֵעַ לִשְׁאוֹל . . רָשָׁע מָה הוּא אוֹמֵר: מָה הָעֲבוֹדָה […]

March 27, 2018 at 2:52 AM 0 comments

Why is the Wicked Son at the Seder?

Why is the Wicked Son at the Seder?

“…The wicked one, what does he say? “What is this worship to you?” …Say to him: “It is for this that G-d did for me when I left Egypt;” i.e., ‘for me,’ but not for him. If he had been there, he would not have been redeemed…” (The Haggadah) רָשָׁע מָה הוּא אוֹמֵר? מָה הָעֲבוֹדָה הַזּאֹת לָכֶם..וֶאֱמוֹר לוֹ בַּעֲבוּר זֶה […]

March 26, 2018 at 2:15 AM 0 comments