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Thursday, December 27, 2012

Kedushas Shabbos Part 108 - Yishmael the Pera Adam (Video)

Rabbi Haber teaches the value of Yishmael and Avraham’s confusion about why he was ordained to have Yitzchak with Sarah.  An unbelievable journey into the depths of the roots of the Jewish People in Avraham and Yitzchak and why, at the end of days, the separation of the energies of the world will be unified under Mashiach which will be the repair of the sin of Adam.

Avraham’s tension over how to be m’taken the sin of Adam was assuaged by the birth of Yitzchak .

Shabbos is our vehicle through which to rebuild unity of purpose in creation.  Distinction is truth and light, but separation is falsehood.  You must be able to see outside of yourself to know the truth! What is unity?

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Meet Rabbi Yaacov Haber

Rabbi Yaacov HaberRabbi Haber has been a leading force in Jewish Outreach for the past 25 years. A founding trustee of AJOP, the Association of Jewish Outreach Professionals, he was the founder and director of the Torah Center of Buffalo from 1980-1990 while serving as a community rabbi in Buffalo. From Buffalo he and his family traveled to Melbourne, Australia where as a project of Kollel Bais HaTalmud he founded the Australian Institute of Torah, a national outreach and adult education program. He directed that program from 1990-1995, at which time he was sought out as National Director of Jewish Education for the Orthodox Union in the United States where he created the Internationally acclaimed and highly successful "Pardes Project."

In addition to his duties at the OU, in 1996 he replaced Rabbi Berel Wein as the spiritual leader of Congregation Bais Torah in Monsey, NY. In keeping with the position of Congregation Bais Torah in the Monsey community, Rabbi Haber was involved in issues involving the greater Monsey community, and counseled hundreds of individuals in the surrounding area.

Rabbi Yaacov Haber is the founder and driving force behind TorahLab. Through TorahLab, Rabbi Haber is bringing together educational and media specialists to create dynamic learning experiences which will be accessible to adults of all backgrounds and levels. Rabbi Haber has published numerous articles and books and is a sought after international lecturer.

Rabbi Haber and his family are presently living in Ramat Beit Shemesh where he is the Rabbi of Kehillas Shivtei Yeshurun.

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