Daily Shows

Yom Kippur — The Ritual Bath (New)

October 2, 2014 - 12:00 am

One of the main rituals associated with Yom Kippur is the mikvah, or purifying bath. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Yom Kippur — The Day of Atonement

October 1, 2014 - 12:00 am

Rabbi Eckstein explains that the major theme of Yom Kippur is atonement and repentance. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Yom Kippur — A Time to Fast and Purify

September 30, 2014 - 12:00 am

On Yom Kippur, Rabbi Eckstein explains that Jews observe a 25-hour fast from sundown to sundown. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Yom Kippur — The Holiest Day of the Year

September 29, 2014 - 12:00 am

Rabbi Eckstein continues his teachings on the High Holy Days and the significance of Yom Kippur. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Happy New Year — A New Beginning

September 26, 2014 - 12:00 am

Yael Eckstein recounts her memories of Rosh Hashanah as a child. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Rosh Hashanah — The Sounding of the Shofar

September 25, 2014 - 12:00 am

On Rosh Hashanah, Rabbi Eckstein explains that a key ritual is the blowing of the shofar, or ram’s horn. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Rosh Hashanah — Our Free Will

September 24, 2014 - 12:00 am

Rabbi Eckstein explains how in the Jewish faith, sin is a proclivity, not a condition of our humanness. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Ha’azinu — Listen and Learn

September 23, 2014 - 12:00 am

In today’s Torah reading, we learn the importance of seeing the big picture as well as the details. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Rosh Hashanah–Head of the Year

September 22, 2014 - 12:00 am

As Jews worldwide begin observing the High Holy Days, Rabbi Eckstein teaches about the Jewish New Year — Rosh Hashanah. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »

Educating Israel’s Young People

September 19, 2014 - 12:00 am

This summer, Yael Eckstein participated in a forum educating Israel’s youth about how to speak out for their country. Comment on this show »   |   Listen to this show »