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Nitzavim Videos

United As One: Pre-Rosh Hashanah Reflections
A Taste of Text—Nitzavim
How can we truly unite with another? Only by realizing that every person has a quality that is unique that only he or she can contribute.
The Sit-In
Video | 6:20
The Sit-In
Nitzavim-Vayelech Parshah Report
When Roy employs his friend Marvin to help strike the set of Parshah report in anticipation of the approaching last episode, Jono stages a sit-in. By sitting. In a box.
How Close Are You to Yourself?
Torah and mitzvot are never very far from a Jew. They are no farther, in fact, than his or her identity
How to Change Yourself
The right way to achieve progress
Does Judaism Seem Intimidating?
Something Spiritual on Parshat Nitzavim
Repentance
Video | 1:02:59
Repentance
Practical Parshah - Nitzavim
What does it really mean to repent? What feelings or actions does true repentance consist of?
9/11 in the Torah?
Video | 30:00
9/11 in the Torah?
Letters and Numbers of Torah - Nitzavim
The sages teach that the enlarged letter Lamed in Deut 29:27 "and He cast them into another land" hints to the purpose of exile. How is this connected to the fact that in the following verse, there are precisely 11 dots placed above 11 consecutive letters?
Parshah Mnemonics: Nitzavim
Decoding the hidden messages
The parsha of Nitzavim contains 40 verses and the mnemonic is the word ‘levavo’ (his heart). Explore the coded message in the mnemonic and its connection to the general themes of the parshah.
Learning the Haftorah: Nitzavim
The weekly portion from the Prophets
The Heart of the Nation
The verse in the Torah which addresses the Jewish people, divides them into ten categories, from “the heads of your tribes” to “your water drawers.”
The Mitzvah Campaign of Shabbat Candles
One of the great mitzvah campaigns the Rebbe initiated was that all Jewish women, and even young girls, light the Shabbat candles, which usher in the holiness of the day. Though this mitzvah is merely rabbinic in origin, yet in this class we uncover the incredible light and energy contained within even one small candle.
Treasure Hunting
Video | 1:39
Treasure Hunting
Stick Figure Vignette: Parshat Nitzavim
A group of warriors prepare for an epic quest to the end of the ocean.
Torah in Ten: Nitzavim-Vayelech
Crowning G-d as King
The meaning of Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah is not just the start of a new calendar year; it is the renewal of G‑d’s interest in our world that comes as a result of our accepting Him as King.
Rabbi Gordon - Nitzavim: 1st Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Nitzavim: 2nd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Nitzavim: 3rd Portion
Rabbi Gordon - Nitzavim: 7th Portion
An Opportune Time
Video | 6:54
An Opportune Time
At the commencement of Elul, the month preceding Rosh Hashanah, we begin to reflect on the year that passed, and on improving our relationship with G-d. The Alter Rebbe, the founder of Chabad, compared the Almighty during the month of Elul to a king who goes out to the field to make himself accessible to all. But it’s our responsibility to take full advantage of this time - after all, soon the King will return to his chambers.
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