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From Yom Kippur to Sukkot

From Yom Kippur to Sukkot...

Temple Talk Radio: From Yom Kippur to Sukkot: Renewal, Joy, and Prophecy Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «The Sukkah: Escaping into the Divine Embrace Ushpizin (Guests) in the Sukkah and the Divine Attributes. The joyous festival of Sukkot is approaching, and the hosts of Temple Talk prepare to head into their temporary booths, to bask in the radiance of the Divine Presence...
Yom Kippur Blessings

Yom Kippur Blessings...

Leviticus 16; Numbers 29:7-11 || Isaiah 57:14 – 58:14 || Leviticus 18:1-30; entirely Jona; Micha 7:18-20 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Yom Kippur is a chance to start anew and rewrite our own history with G-d’s blessing. If only we believe in ourselves as much as G-d believes in us, we can not only change our own lives, but change the world, as well»…more: Gemar...
46 min Temple Talk Rosh haShana and Parashat Radio

46 min Temple Talk Rosh haShana and Parashat Radio...

Temple Talk Radio by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: between Parashat Nitzavim-Vayelech and Rosh haShana…more: Shabbat Shalom and Shana tova Get here your Rosh HaShanah Greeting-Card > for free
KI TAVO Video Commentary

KI TAVO Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 26:1 – 29:8 || Isaiah 60 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Recognition, gratitude and joy are the hallmarks of the reality of the Holy Temple, the greatest eraser of the Amalek inspired contagion of cynicism and doubt and the draining of life from all its colors and pleasures. Serving G-d with joy by and the greatest gift of the Holy Temple service»…more: Shabbat...
Shabbat SHOFTIM Video Commentary

Shabbat SHOFTIM Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 16:18 – 21:9 || Isaiah 51:12 – 52:12 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «“Be wholehearted with HaShem, your G-d,“ we are told. We need to be comfortable with our selves and confident that G-d has blessed us with all that we need for the moment that we are in. Tomorrow, when it arrives, will carry the same blessing we enjoyed today»…more: Shabbat...
Shabbat Re’eh Video Commentary

Shabbat Re’eh Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17 || Isaiah 54:11 – 55:5 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «“I set before you today… I command you today… I command you this day…“ It’s all about today. Life is today. Serving G-d is today. Walking in His way is today. Choosing between right and wrong, blessing and curse, whether we serve G-d, or whether we...
Shabbat EKEV Video Commentary

Shabbat EKEV Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25 || Isaiah 49:14 – 51:3 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Underfoot and tread upon daily, but not to be taken lightly, ignored or overlooked, the commandment to live in the land of Israel is treasured by G-d and praised greatly by Moshe. The land of Israel itself, embraces, nourishes and cares for its promised people»…more: Shabbat...
Shabbat VaEtchanan Video Commentary

Shabbat VaEtchanan Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 3:23 – 7:11 || Isaiah 40:1-26 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «What happens to prayers that appear to us to be unanswered? Where do they go? Are they scattered in the cosmic winds, never to be seen again? Do they fall back down to earth, like so many dried leaves? Or do they form an eternal bridge of human hope and longing, traversing time and space, bonded...
Shabbat DEVARIM Video Commentary

Shabbat DEVARIM Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 1:1 – 3:22 || Isaiah Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «The book of Deuteronomy contains the final words of Moshe, delivered to the children of Israel over a five week period, ending with his departure from the world. Moshe opens his discourse by teaching the generation that is poised to enter and inherit the land of Israel that both rebirth and rebuilding...
Shabbat MATOT-MASEI Video Commentary

Shabbat MATOT-MASEI Video Commentary...

Numbers 30:2 – 36:13 || Jeremiah 2:4-28 & 3,4 & 4,1-2 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «As the book of Numbers draws to a close, the children of Israel get ready for the greatest blessing of all: the land of Israel and the ability to feed and shelter themselves, with G-d’s blessing, in the land He promised them, a blessing which we enjoy and cherish...

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