In the Shade of Emunah: Chassidic Perspectives on the Holiday of Sukkot

1 10 2009

A brand new class is now available at!

In the Shade of Emunah: Chassidic Perspectives on the Holiday of Sukkot

Taught by Rabbi Hershel Reichman, this class delves into the Chassidic understanding of the holiday of Sukkot. Based on essays from the Shem MiShmuel, this class focuses on the spiritual characteristics of Sukkot and its accompanying mitzvot. The first class in the series is now available:

Sukkot: Service of the Mind and Heart

In this shiur (Torah class) Rabbi Hershel Reichman discusses the Chassidic understanding of the essence of Sukkot. Based on the Shem MiShmuel, Rabbi Reichman delves into explaining how one can best serve G-d with both mind and soul. This Torah class is available online in streaming video and for download in mp3 and ipod video formats at

A Yom Kippur Message to Our Members & ‘Torat Imecha- Women’s Torah Weekly’

25 09 2009

The atmosphere of teshuva and introspection intensifies as we near Yom Kippur.  This week, we have many classes on the topic of Teshuva and Yom Kippur, to help you get ready for this special day. wants to take this opportunity to wish all of our members a G’mar Chatima Tova, and to ask your forgiveness in case we caused you any loss or frustration in the last year, despite our best efforts to provide only excellent service.

Please take a look at our Torah weekly, the Torat Imecha, click here for the printable version.  This week’s articles focus on the Haftarah of Shabbat Shuva and on some of the tefillot of Yom Kippur.

Raving Reviews for Rebbetzin Heller’s Class ‘Elul, Rosh Hashana, and Yom Kippur for Children’

23 09 2009

Students at are loving Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller’s newest class series:

Bringing Torah to Life: Deepening our Children’s Jewish Experience

The first class in this series entitled, Elul, Rosh Hashana, and Yom Kippur for Children, is helping parents prepare their children for the Yamim Noraim, High Holidays, in a very meaningful way.

One student writes in:

‘This shiur was FABULOUS!  I especially liked and used her advice about teenagers and all of her specific examples of how to relate to different aged children for Elul. Fabulous and immediately useful. Thank you. I hope you do this again for Pesach.’

Check out the class and make this year’s Holidays meaningful for the entire family!

NEW CLASS! ‘Bringing Torah to Life: Deepening Your Children’s Jewish Experience’ with Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller

11 09 2009

Thanks to a suggestion from one of our students, we are happy to present you with a new course by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller, entitled Bringing Torah to Life:  Deepening Your Children’s Jewish Experience.  This once a month class will focus on the themes and perspectives of the Jewish holidays and other fundamental Jewish concepts, specifically identifying how parents can enrich their children’s understanding and enjoyment of these unique times.  The first class, on Elul, Rosh Hashana, and Yom Kippur for Children of various ages, is now available for viewing here.

Get Ready for Rosh Hashana and the New Year!

4 09 2009

We are halfway through in the month of Elul, a perfect time to get ready for Rosh Hashana and the new year. is pleased to provide you with continuing preparation for the Yamim Noraim, the High Holidays. You can continue to delve into the Rosh Hashana Prayers with Rabbi Michael Taubes, explore the essence of Teshuva with Mrs. Shira Smiles and Rabbi Hershel Reichman, or enjoy our regular Torah classes on various topics. Take a moment to look at our latest parsha weekly, the Torat Imecha, by clicking here for the printable version. May we all be blessed with an inspired New Year!