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Harry Rothenberg

Harry Rothenberg, Esq., a partner at The Rothenberg Law Firm LLP and magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, is best known for his successes in the courtroom on behalf of victims of catastrophic injury. His firm is one of the leading personal injury law firms in the United States. Harry is equally passionate about speaking on Jewish topics. A sought-after lecturer for his crowd-pleasing talks, his favorite project is this popular weekly video blog about Jewish holidays and the Torah portion of the week.  


Great Place to Live

Sharing a very timely, important lesson.

Fresh Snow

Why does the phrase “Children of Israel” appear 5 times in the same passage (Numbers 8:19)?

The Tapestry

Why does the Torah repeat the details for the 12 identical offerings brought by the tribal leaders?

G-d Time

All day. All the time.

Travel Advisory

Something to think about while traveling….

Counting Weeks: Sefirat HaOmer

What is the significance of counting the weeks in addition to the days between Passover and Shavuot?

Look-alikes

Let my twins know if you like their joke. (Bloopers are at the end.) 🙂🙂

Dayenu

How would it “have been enough for us” if G-d had not parted the sea or taken us through it on dry land?

The Next Door Neighbor

Choose your neighbors carefully.

The Slap at the Oscars

What timely lesson can we learn from a slap seen around the world?

Food Fight!

Arguments are inevitable. But we have control over whether and how they end.

How Much Is Enough?: Purim

What can we learn from the Purim story and current events?

Oops, My Bad

We all make mistakes.

Beware of Fish: Adar

What is the significance of the astrological sign of the Jewish month of Adar?

The Bike Path

Watch out for alligators….

The Bat-Signal

How confident are you when you pray?

Savile Row

Do we have our priorities in the proper order?

Showdown At the OK Corral

What happens when a “big shot” shows up at the Western Wall?

Deja Vu All Over Again

Ever feel Iike you have been here before?

Humble Pie

Moses shows us that we have to run away from, not toward honor.

4 Strikes and You’re Not Out?

What can we learn from some very unexpected prayers?

The Ambassadors

Why does Moses repeat an argument that he made previously at the burning bush?

Slow News Day

Why is it remarkable that we hear so little about Moses’ early years?

The Playbook

Here is Joseph’s manual for how to act and not to act after you have been wronged by someone.

Dad, Not Dude

Be careful.People are watching.

Return to Israel

Why was Jacob so scared upon his return to the Holy Land?

Yes, More Mr. Nice Guy

What’s the connection between the “Greek Freak” and this week’s Torah portion?

The Power of Prayer

Sincere prayer can move mountains.

Let It Go

It’s so important to forgive.

No Limits

Have anything that needs work?

Let’s Get to Work

Have anything that needs work?

Acts of Random Kindness

Why did Noach and his family have to spend an entire year in the ark?

Jewish Education

We know that G-d confronted Cain after he killed his brother Abel. But how did Adam and Eve find out what had happened?

Holy Land

Can’t get a permit to visit Israel this Sukkot? There is still hope….

The Ultimate Sacrifice: Rosh Hashana

What lesson can we learn from one of the most puzzling stories in all of human history?

Halloween in August?

Little did I know that missing my exit would lead to such an interesting discovery.

The Perfect Mitzvah

Pick a mitzvah and make it yours.

It's Good to be the King

It's time to recognize the King.

My New Alarm Clock: Elul

Anyone else want to sign up for a game-changing resolution?

Custom Clothes

Make the most of every day.

The Mezuzah Salesman

Where is the most unusual place you've ever purchased a mezuzah?

Shine a Light: Tisha B’Av

We have to spread light into the darkest places.

The Lifeguard

Can we count on you?

50-50

Shouldn’t we set our goals higher than 50%?

See Something, Say Something

Should I have said something to the guy on the plane?

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