From a piece in the chassidic masterpiece ‘Tanya’, Rabbi Aaron explores the difference between bitterness and depression, and explains why the goal on Tisha B’Av is to reach the level of ‘holy bitterness’. This class was recorded live at Isralight’s yearly Tisha B’Av event in the Old City. Listen Now …
Listen as Rabbi Aaron explains the symbolism of the many symbols which appear throughout the Passover Seder.
What does love have to do with the story of the Jews’ exodus from Egypt? Listen to find out.
In this short, but powerful, recording Rabbi Aaron discusses the spiritual meaning of Passover which is a message of love. He explains that “Passover” refers to a specific event in the story of our going out of Egypt – the last plague.
On Seder night, we tell over the story of how the Jewish people were in their homes after having been commanded to paint the blood of the pascal lamb on their doorposts. As the story unfolds many of us are left with this very disturbing image of G-d personally going into Egypt and skipping over – hopping and passing over – Jewish homes when He sees that blood.
Have you ever wondered why, out of the entire Exodus saga, that this one event seems to have captured the meaning of this piece of history so much so that the holiday is named Passover? Why does the Exodus become understood as Pesach?
We celebrate this holiday with a pastry that is meant to resemble our enemy’s ears (or hat)! Are we nuts?! Maybe not, join Rabbi Aaron as he explains how the hamantashen wraps it all together.
We hope you enjoy this enLIGHTening and humorous Chanukah audio from Rabbi David Aaron which includes: The war between nature and Kedusha (holiness). Demonstrating the victory of the Jews over the Greeks then and even in today’s society. Belonging to SUPERnature. Lighting Chanukah candles to become inspired with awe and …
How does spending practically all day confessing sins enhance one’s cosmic relationship with Hashem? The secret is that Yom Kippur is a day that is like Purim, a very special day that transforms a person, and gives us an opportunity to see life from G-d’s perspective. Through the five afflictions, …
Walk into Yom Kippur with a new attitude. Rabbi Aaron looks at the Day of Atonement through the eyes of Purim, the World to Come, Hashem’s love, and the shofar. He helps us to see that getting the forgiveness we want is very much in our hands.
Rabbi Aaron looks at the positive power of fear in our lives, and shows us what the true root of happiness is, and how Rosh HaShana gives us the perfect opportunity to tap that root.
What is Shabbat? What is done on this day of rest? Rabbi Aaron shares his first experiences with celebrating Shabbat and as well its history and other deeper themes to help us to appreciate the amazing gift of Shabbat.