Sep 25, 2016

Raize Guttman 09-25-16 (21 Elul 5776)

Erev Rosh Hashanah Shiur.
With the New Year one week away, we need to push our reset button as we focus on Hashem the King. It is our opportunity to rectify ourselves and the world. We can return to Gan Eden before the sin of Adam and to our pure neshama. This discussion includes conversation about Teshuva, Musaf service, blowing of the shofar and the Chag schedule.

Sep 19, 2016

Raize Guttman 09-18-16 (15 Elul 5776)

Teshuvah in preparation of Rosh Hashanah.
Six types of Teshuvah plus real practical approaches.

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Bentching after eating bread..
Learn to bentch (say Bircas HaMazon after eating bread) in Hebrew by singing along with Raize.

Sep 18, 2016

Raize Guttman 09-11-16 (8 Elul 5776)

Parshat Lecha Lecha with Chapter 15 - Verse 1.
Including discussion of 3 levels of Yirat Shomayim.

Raize Guttman 09-04-16 (1 Elul 5776)

We finish last verse of Parshat Lech Lecha - Chapter 14. Verse 24.
Then discussion on the month of Elul continues. Yirat Shamayim is not about fear, it means I have a relationship with Hashem and that is what I came here to cultivate, strengthen and deepen. Elul is about getting closer to Hashem.

Raize Guttman 08-28-16 ( 24 Av 5776)

Parshat Lech Lecha Chapter 14 - Verses 21, 22 & 23.
It is the small things that count, done with sincerity are what matter to Hashem - which leads us into discussion about the coming month of Elul. It is a month to evoke closeness with Hashem. "I am my beloved's, and my beloved is mine" - "ani l'dodi v'dodi li."

Raize Guttman 08-21-16 (17 Av 5776)

Parshat Lech Lecha Chapter 14 - Verses 18, 19 & 20.
The lesson Avram learns from Shem (Malchizedek) and that is to bless Hashem first. The middos of appreciation (Hakorat Ha Tov) - appreciation for Hashem first.

Raize Guttman 08-14-16 (10 Av 5776)

The Fast of Tisha B’av.
Discussion of why we fast on the 9th of Av, (which occurs this year today on the 10th of Av because yesterday was Shabbat.) In this shiur Raize highlights 5 of the major tragedies that befell the Jewish people in history on the 9th of Av.