Rabbi Michael Skobac, Director of Education of Jews for Judaism presents Part 4 of JUDAISM 101, an entry level seminar series for Jews to explore the essential ideas and practices of Judaism and Jewish thought.
Rabbi Michael Skobac of Jews for Judaism presents THE JEWISH CONNECTION TO ISRAEL. Thanks to BDS and Palestinian anti-Israel propaganda, Israel is one of the most contentious issues in the world today. A magnet to Jews, Christians and Muslims – the land that is ground zero of the Bible provokes tremendous passion everywhere. This video explores Biblical and Rabbinic perspectives dealing with the meaning and importance of the Land of Israel and the relationship of the Jewish people to it.
The Jews are often referred to as the “Chosen People” Why? And what were the Chosen People, the Jewish People, chosen for? In this video, Rabbi Yisroel Chaim Blumenthal explores the concepts of choseness.
SEEKING GOD: Faith and Doubt with Rabbi Michael Skobac is the “sixth” of a 6-part lecture series called: DEEPENING JEWISH EXPERIENCE: The Spiritual Dimension. If you want to deepen your understanding of Judaism, are seeking more from your Jewish experience, or are just curious — then this seminar is for you! In six stimulating sessions, [Read More]
JEWISH PRAYER & MEDITATION: Connecting with God with Rabbi Michael Skobac is the “third” of a 6-part lecture series called: DEEPENING JEWISH EXPERIENCE: The Spiritual Dimension
SHABBAT & HOLIDAYS: Creating Islands in Time with Rabbi Michael Skobac is the “fourth” of a 6-part lecture series called: DEEPENING JEWISH EXPERIENCE: The Spiritual Dimension
What accounts for the steadily rising rates of intermarriage over the past 50 years?
This revealing presentation examines some of the negative stereotypes that people have about religion and how Judaism suffers by association. The issues addressed include today’s preference for spirituality over religion, the sentiment that religion is a “crutch for those who need it” and the contention that religions divide people, thereby causing strife in the world. [Read More]
What is the Jewish perspective on dreams?
Judaism can be a very busy religion. We do so many things in our observance. It’s easy to get lost in the details & forget about the big picture. So what’s Judaism really all about? What’s the ultimate goal of everything we do as Jews? Where’s Judaism supposed to be taking us? This lecture analyizes [Read More]