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Why Jerusalem Matters

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein teaches us that for the Jewish people, the city of Jerusalem represents their ancient presence in the Holy Land.

Daily Prayers

August 16, 2018

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains how it is possible for Jews to pray hundreds of prayers and blessings throughout the day.


Women pray at Western Wall

Prayers at the Western Wall

August 15, 2018

On today’s program, discover how one woman's prayer made it to the Western Wall!


Shoftim — The Greatest Distance

August 14, 2018

In today's Torah reading, we learn that the greatest distance is between knowing what's right — and doing what's right.


Praying

The Sacrifices: The Sacrifice of Prayer — Part 1

August 13, 2018

On today’s program, Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein explains how prayer was always an integral part of offering sacrifices in biblical times.