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Islam Deceptions

In this lesson, Avi lists the five deceptions of Islam and then begins to explain the first one, which is that Islam is a Religion of Love.

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Meet Avi Lipkin

In this lesson, Avi introduces himself to you, gives a brief history of his own story and the role his wife played in helping him come to a better understand of the differences between Islam and Christianity. Avi makes a clear distinction between 'lo ...

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Yehuda Glick Interview

In Part 1 of Yehuda's interview, he talks about being shot, and how his life was amazingly spared. Please note: Volume, HD/SD, and Full Screen can be configured on the lower right corner of the video screen above. The volume adjustment are the ver ...

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Ma Tovu and Adon Olam

Gidon Ariel now teaches the prayer of Balaam, which is prayed as one enters the synagogue. He explains that this is the first and only prayer in the Jewish morning prayers that was written by a non-Jew, and yet it has a place of high honor. Gidon als ...

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Moses 4

Gidon Ariel tells a story from the sages about how Moses got his start in instituting social reform on behalf of the Children of Israel while they still lived in Egypt. What was the reform that was instituted early on before Moses left Egypt? Here i ...

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Genesis 1:1-2

In this second, introductory lesson Seth Young begins teaching us how to understand the Hebrew words of Genesis 1:1. Please note that a companion product is available to go with this course for those who do not yet know the Hebrew letters and pronunc ...

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The First Talmud Prayed

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The First Mishna Prayed

Now that the three blessings of the Torah are complete, and after reading the Torah for our first prayer, we pray a prayer from the Mishnah. The Mishna is an oral tradition passed down thru the years and first written down about 2000 years ago by Rab ...

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Moses 3

This lesson covers two simultaneous ideas that are held in Jewish thought -- the idea that Moses was a leader of equal stature to entire generations of leaders, but secondly the idea that there is a leader in every generation that is of the stature o ...

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Bobs Observations 3

From time to time, we share a video lesson that is ordinarily only available to channel subscribers. Here is your chance to have a taste of Gidon Ariel's 'Pray Like A Jew' channel. We hope you like it - please leave your comments below! And if your a ...

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First Five Names of God

In this lesson, Rabbi Gedalia Meyer explains what is meant by the image of God within the standpoint of Judiasm, and how this course will approach the subject. NOTE: This lesson references Exodus 34:20, but the correct reference is Exodus 33:20.

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Proverbs Chapter 1

Rabbi Leifert asks and then tries to answer the question: What is Wisdom? He answers it by telling the story of King Solomon, the very story that resulted in the book of Proverbs being written in the first place.

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Fathers 1 4-5

Do we desire to be people that would eagerly desire to hear from great persons who might visit us in our homes? What is the condition of your home? Yosi Ben Yoezer has a recommendation for us: That our home be the kind of place that if an important ...

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Fathers 1 2-3

This lesson begins the second Mishnah in Chapters of the Fathers. Rabbi Adler takes on Shimon the Righteous (Hatzadik), one of the last surviving members of the great assembly and the profound three-part statement he made about the world. He then gi ...

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Moses 2

Moses was 77 years old when he married which is according to our own modern life expectancy (80 years) would be like getting married at 57. How do Jews apply this story to themselves, especially for those that desire marriage but have not yet attaine ...

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Blessings of the Torah

This lesson begins some lessons regarding the blessing of the Torah that Jews pray in the morning. This relatively long blessing highlights the importance of the Torah to Jews.

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Moses 1

Gidon Ariel introduces a book by Rabbi Yishai Hasidah who has captured all the Rabinical writings of all the various personalities in the Bible, in a book entitled: Treasury of Biblical Personalities, Jewish Sages Reveal their Personalities and Lives ...

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Modeh Ani and Asher Yatzar

What are the very first words you speak in the morning, and how quickly do your words turn towards God? Gidon shows us the words that form 'the kernel of the foundation' of his day. Bob's Application: Have you ever heard a story about someone who p ...

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The Land of Israel 1

What are the three locations in which the scripture give undisputed claim to the Jewish people, for certain pieces of land? Joseph's Tomb in the town of Shechem (Nablus) is one of them, and David explains its modern history. Bob's Application: In ...

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Introduction to Jewish Prayer

What is the foundational scripture that commands Jews to pray? You may be very surprised! How often do Jews pray each day, and where did this idea come from in scripture? What do the prayer books look like, and why are there two of them? Enjoy part ...

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Fathers 1 1

Rabbi Elan Adler explains how a very simple statement 'Moses received the Torah from Sinai' contains in it a hidden lesson of the right attitude of learning. Bob's Application: We can see Rabbi Adler's exhortation story of Sinai paralleling very n ...

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Introduction

Rabbi Elan Adler introduces a famous Jewish work called 'Chapters of the Fathers' which has also been referred to over the ages as 'Ethics of the Fathers'. In Hebrew this work is called 'Pirkei Avot'. In this introductory lesson, the Rabbi tells ...

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