Emuna Beams Vids

The Special Mitzvoth of the Land of Israel

Emuna Beams is delighted to host one of the world's foremost experts on the mitzvoth of the Land of Israel, Rabbi Moshe Bunim Mintz shlit'a, head of the Halichot Ha'aretz rabbinical seminary in Israel. In the course of the lesson, which we hope will be the first of a series, we also learn the importance of living in the Land of Israel. The lesson is in Hebrew, with English translation by Rabbi Lazer Brody. 38 minutes.


Yisgadal V'Yiskadash: Hashem's Holy Name and the Land of Israel

In Tana D'Bei Eliahu, Eliahu Hanavi teaches us that when the People of Israel settle in the Land of Israel, Hashem's Name is sanctified around the world. We therefore exalt Hashem's Name by settling in the Land of Israel and building it, as we see and hear below:

Yisgadal V'Yiskadash: Hashem's Holy Name and the Land of Israel from lazerbrody on Vimeo.

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Derech Avot: The Way of the Forefathers

Derech Avot, "The Way of the Forefathers," is the ancient road between Hevron and Jerusalem used to make pilgrimage to our Holy Temple from the south. On the way, there are a series of ritual baths - mikvas - that pilgrims would use to purify themselves. Rabbi Lazer Brody shows the remarkable lesson we learn here, for we're not just talking about a "way" to travel along, but a way to live our lives.

Derech Avot. The Way of the Forefathers from lazerbrody on Vimeo.


Ani Ma’amin: Rabbi Lazer Brody with Menachem Herman

Rabbi Lazer Brody tells the story of the final hours of the pious village of Etri in the Judean Hills from the time of the Second Temple and its heroic fall to the Romans in 135 CE; featuring special guest Menachem Herman. "Belief in Hashem, no matter what the adversity, is the greatest freedom there is."

Ani Ma'amin from lazerbrody on Vimeo.


The Power of Speech and COVID-19

Speech is like atomic power - it can illuminate a metropolis or destroy it. In like manner, improper use of speech can actually trigger COVID-19, whereas cleaning up one's speech can cure and even prevent it, as we learn in today's lesson:

The Power of Speech from lazerbrody on Vimeo.


Neo-Nazis and Antisemites Try to Trash Rabbi Lazer Brody’s “Emuna Hour” on Zoom, Oct. 21, 2020

Here's a 2.5 minute segment of our debut of Emuna Hour from last night, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. We must have been ruffling the evil inclination's feathers the wrong way, because the yetzer didn't want us strengthening ourselves in emuna - anything but that! The yetzer musters his reserve forces of lowlifes, and look what they do. If you don't believe that Antisemitism is alive and kicking today, then see this...