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Filmmaker: Sharon Winzler.  Discussion with  Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin. Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media (VCAM).

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Title Episode Number Original Airdate
CHUKAT

Rabbi Raskin explains the meaning of CHUKAT which is ordinance, law, decree. This something that does not have a common sense meaning. It is from G-D.  Some things are not negotiable. This is the story of the Red Heifer. It must be red with no yoke. It is slaughtered, burned and the ashes are...Watch now »

039 Monday, December 19, 2016
KORACH

Rabbi Raskin shares the story of rebellion. Trying to be righteous is not inherent in the human being. We must work on fighting the evil inclination within to be formed in the good.

In order to do this, we must take time to stop and pray and listen to the words and thoughts that are in...Watch now »

38 Monday, November 7, 2016
SHELACH

Rabbi Raskin shares the wisdom of the sages who tell us that the story of the spies has two meanings.  

One meaning is that people were afraid to enter the promised land and God was upset with this attitude.

Second, God wants us to trust Him but also to stop and listen and discern...Watch now »

037 Monday, October 3, 2016
BEHAALOTCHAH

Behaalotchah means "going up the steps" to light the candles of the menorah.

To rise up or fire up your spiritual life.

In the 6th book, the Book of Complainers, and the people were "like complainers".  God has created us with challenges and we need to rise up without complaining...Watch now »

036 Monday, August 8, 2016
Lesson 35: Naso

This month's episode our Parsha Rabbi Raskin outlines for us a positive way of living.

Everything has boundaries and limitations. So knowing what they are helps us to choose to live in a positive lifestyle.

We can be proud to teach this way of living to our children so they will...Watch now »

035 Monday, July 11, 2016
Life Lesson#34 BAMIDBAR
BAMIDBAR

In this lesson, Rabbi Raskin shares the history of life in the desert, no man's land. Yet on Mt. Sinai, God gave the Torah to all. His word belongs not to a special group but to everyone.

After the 40 years of wandering in the desert, God commands the people to take a census. This is the...Watch now »

034 Monday, June 6, 2016
Life Lessons #33 BECHUKOTAI
BECHUKOTAI 033 Monday, May 23, 2016
Life Lesson #32 BEHAR
BEHAR 032 Monday, April 4, 2016
LifeLesson #31 EMOR
EMOR

Blessings to you.Watch now »

031 Monday, February 29, 2016
Life Lessons #30 KEDOSHIM
KEDOSHIM

Discussion of KEDOSHIM with Rabbi Yitzchok Raskin of Chabad of Vermont.Watch now »

030 Monday, February 8, 2016
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