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Why Is Hanukkah Known as the Festival of Lights?

Hanukkah celebration in Ukraine

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains that Hanukkah is known as the "Festival of Lights" because of the eternal light that stayed lit for eight days with only one flask of oil to keep it burning.

What Are the Jewish Beliefs about Sin and Salvation? – Part I

April 26, 2018

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains why Jews view sin as an action rather than a part of human nature.


Bonded by Faith

April 25, 2018

Our listeners share why they support Israel and the Jewish people. Tell us why you do, too!


Acharei Mot -- Between Heaven and Earth

April 24, 2018

In today's Torah reading, we learn the importance of fulfilling our mission while we are on this earth.


Rabbi Eckstein with anti-Semitic graffiti in Ukraine

Exploring the Roots of Anti-Semitism-Part I

April 23, 2018

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein begins a new teaching series on the difficult and complex topic of anti-Semitism.