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Discover the weekly portion of the Torah with the approach of a Rural Georgian Jew

Jewish Insights - A weekly Taste of the Rebbe's Teachings Rabbi Chaim Markovits

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Discover the weekly portion of the Torah with the approach of a Rural Georgian Jew

    TAZRIA: LAMPLIGHTERS With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E25 - Jewish Insights

    TAZRIA: LAMPLIGHTERS With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E25 - Jewish Insights

    Join Rabbi Chaim Markovits and the statewide community of Rural Georgian Jews in conversation.

    Who was responsible for streetlights in the olden days?
    What is the ultimate Jewish nail treatment?
    And how does it relate to being a Chassid?

    This class was given on Thursday, 3/31/2022 (28 Adar II 5782).

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    Video interview of Mr. Yehuda Avner.

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    • 53 min
    SHEMINI: THE CALF AND THE HEAVENLY FLAME - S2 E24 - Jewish Insights

    SHEMINI: THE CALF AND THE HEAVENLY FLAME - S2 E24 - Jewish Insights

    SHEMINI: THE CALF AND THE HEAVENLY FLAME - S2 E24 - Jewish Insights

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    After months of work, Aaron & Moses inaugurate the Tabernacle, and… nothing happens.

    The Divine presence remained absent.

    Why didn’t G-d’s presence rest in the Tabernacle?

    What was still missing?

    This class was given on Thursday, 3/24/2022 (21 Adar II 5782).

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    PURIM: PURIM ACCORDING TO KABBALAH With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E23 - Jewish Insights

    PURIM: PURIM ACCORDING TO KABBALAH With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E23 - Jewish Insights

    PURIM: PURIM ACCORDING TO KABBALAH With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E23 - Jewish Insights
    Join Rabbi Chaim Markovits and the statewide community of Rural Georgian Jews in conversation.

    How did Haman persuade King Achashverosh to annihilate the Jews?

    Why did G-d agree?

    And what was the turning point that changed the course of the story?

    The Kabbalistic underpinnings of the Purim Story.

    This class was given on Thursday, 3/10/2022 (7 Adar II 5782).

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    • 48 min
    VAYAKHEL: DONATIONS, DEMONS AND WILLS - S2 E21 With Rabbi Markovits | Jewish Insights

    VAYAKHEL: DONATIONS, DEMONS AND WILLS - S2 E21 With Rabbi Markovits | Jewish Insights

    Join Rabbi Chaim Markovits and the statewide community of Rural Georgian Jews in conversation.

    Are demons bothered by charity giving at night?

    What is the most famous will in Jewish history?

    Which country excels in the mitzvah of charity?

    This class was given on Thursday, 2/24/2022 (23 Adar I 5782).

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    • 42 min
    PEKUDEI: HOW WERE THE PYRAMIDS BUILT? With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E22 - Jewish Insights

    PEKUDEI: HOW WERE THE PYRAMIDS BUILT? With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E22 - Jewish Insights

    PEKUDEI: HOW WERE THE PYRAMIDS BUILT? With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E22 - Jewish Insights

    Join Rabbi Chaim Markovits and the statewide community of Rural Georgian Jews in conversation.

    Elon Musk tweeted that aliens built them, the prevailing tradition is that the Israelites built them, and Egyptian scholars claim that Egyptians built them.

    But everyone is still amazed: how did they manage to move such heavy stones?

    And why couldn’t the Levites use the same technology in erecting the Tabernacle?

    This class was given on Thursday, 3/3/2022 (30 Adar I 5782).

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    • 52 min
    Ki Sisa: Jewish Hygiene? With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E20 - Jewish Insights

    Ki Sisa: Jewish Hygiene? With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E20 - Jewish Insights

    Ki Sisa: Jewish Hygiene? With Rabbi Chaim Markovits - S2 E20 - Jewish Insights

    Join Rabbi Chaim Markovits and the statewide community of Rural Georgian Jews in conversation.

    The coronavirus raised awareness for proper hygiene.

    In fact, in the Tabernacle in the desert over three thousand years ago, the priest would wash his hands and feet before beginning the holy service.

    What is spiritual hygiene?

    And why should the women be in charge?

    This class was given on Thursday, 2/17/2022 (16 Adar I 5782).

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    • 50 min

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