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Yaakov Hibbert Presents… Forever Young

This week we read the description of Hashem’s anger against a generation of Jews who are, “a generation of reversals – children whose ’אמן‘ – is not in them”. Rashi translates ”אמן“ form the verb ‘to raise/educate’. The verse reads,

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Yaakov Hibbert Presents… Power of Prayer

In the special Haftarah for the Shabbos Shuva – the Shabbos that falls in between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur we find Hoshea appealing to the Jews to do Teshuvah [Repentance]: “Return Yisroel to Hashem you G-d … And let

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Shragi Rose Presents…L’Chaim – To Life!

Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the new Jewish year. Yet, unlike the 1st of January, the beginning of the secular year, Rosh Hashanah signifies much more than just the start of a new year; rather it is the time

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Yaakov Hibbert Presents… Action Speak Louder Than Words

50 Ki Savo’18

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Yosef Berkovits Presents Emperor Norton

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Yaakov Hibbert Presents… View From Heaven

After the war, a Holocaust survivor came to visit his one-time spiritual master, the famed Gerer Rebbe. This broken Jew had been deported to the death camps together with his wife, children, relatives and entire community. The man’s wife and

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Yaakov Hibbert Presents… Eureka

Did you know that China has 1.3 billion people; it occupies approximately 3,700,000 square miles, and its population density is 327 people per square mile? There are about eight principle languages spoken there. How long is a Chinese person’s name.

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Yaakov Hibbert Presents… Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

The story is told about the ‘Alter of Navardok’ who had a close disciple who decided one day to leave the Yeshiva and settle into a lifestyle not so consistent with the real values of Judaism. As one can imagine

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Yaakov Hibbert Presents… Let’s Get Lost

A few years ago during July I had the pleasure of taking some pre-yeshiva boys away with my family for a Shabbaton. We stayed a few minutes outside of the northern Wales town ‘Flint’. Why Flint? Because when you plan

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