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Leviticus: Revealing Godliness in this World

Leviticus: Revealing Godliness in this World...

Please note that parashat BEHAR is being read in the land of Israel this Shabbat. „Emor“ (Galut) Lev. 21:1 – 24:23 || Ezekiel 44:15-31 Temple Talk Radio: Readings in Leviticus: Revealing G-dliness in this World The Month of Iyar: Miraculous Historical Continuum The Days of Counting the Omer: An Inner Spiritual Workshop «Join Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Chaim Richman in this week’s fast-paced, inspiring...
KEDOSHIM – Video Commentary on this Shabbat

KEDOSHIM – Video Commentary on this Shabbat...

Please note that parashat EMOR is being read in the land of Israel this Shabbat. Galut KEDOSHIM: Leviticus 19:1 – 20:27 || Amos 9:7-15 [Seph: Ezekiel 20:2-20] Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «“Be holy!“ G-d commands us, „for I, HaShem your G-d, am holy.“ Just as G-d loves man, so are we to love our fellow man and treat him accordingly. This...
OMER: The Meaning of Jewish Existence

OMER: The Meaning of Jewish Existence...

„Acharei Mot“ (Diaspora): Lev. 16:1 – 18:30 || 1 Samuel 20:18-42 (Israel: Kedoshim) Temple Talk Radio: Anti-Semitism vs. The Omer The Life-Changing Potential Inherent in Time Counting the Omer: Reflecting the Divine Attributes in Everyday Behavior «This week’s edition of Temple Talk focuses on the unique period of time between the Festival of Passover and the Festival of Shavuot, marked by observance...
PESACH Passover – Festival of Freedom

PESACH Passover – Festival of Freedom...

Reading on Passover Evening, the Seder (order): Haggadah Day 1 Pesach: Hallel, Ex.12:21-51; Num.28:16-25 || Joshuah 3:5-7 & 5:2 – 6:1 & 6:27 Day 2 Hallel / Lev. 22:26-23:44 / Num. 28:16-25 || 1 Kings 23:1-9+21-25 Day 7: half Hallel; Ex. 13:17 – 15:26; Num. 28:19-25 || 2 Sam. 22 Day 8 Sabbath:-“-; Song of Songs; Deut.14:22 – 16:17; Num. 28:19-25 || Isa. 10:32 – 12:6; Yiskor (Bereavement of Judaism) Temple...
Israeli Elections Spiritual Significance – METZORA

Israeli Elections Spiritual Significance – M...

Lev. 14:1 – 15:33 || Malachi 3:4-24 [Mincha: Haggada Magid] Temple Talk Radio with Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute: Ten Crowns of the Month of Nisan A Pox on Your House: Understanding Parashat Metzora «The month of Nisan has arrived! Our sages teach that ‚In Nisan we were redeemed, and in Nisan we will be redeemed in the future.‘ This is the month of the Exodus from Egypt, soon to be commemorated...
TAZRIA – Video Commentary on this Shabbat

TAZRIA – Video Commentary on this Shabbat...

Hallel; Lev. 12:1 – 13:59; Ex. 12:1-20; Num. 28:9-15 || Ez. 45:16 – 46:18; Isa. 66:1-24 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Welcome to a world in which holiness is neither a concept nor an aspiration, but a reality posed by G-d for the children of Israel, to test their spiritual mettle and to challenge every fiber of their G-d given souls. A world so far from today’s...
SHEMINI – Video Commentary on this Shabbat

SHEMINI – Video Commentary on this Shabbat...

Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47; Numbers 19 || Ezekiel 36:16-38 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Parashat Shemini, „And it was on the eighth day… “ celebrates the arrival of the Shechinah – the Divine Presence – in the world, as „the glory of HaShem appeared to all the people“ and G-d assumed His long desired place in the desert Tabernacle,...
TZAV – Video Commentary on this Shabbat

TZAV – Video Commentary on this Shabbat...

Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36 || Jeremiah 7:21 – 8:3 & 9:22-23 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «The Shlamim (Peace offering) and the Todah (Thanksgiving offering) described in parashat Tzav, both free-will, voluntary offerings, are paralleled in their essence and intention to prayer and Torah study. The burst of energy which informs the Todah offering’s urgent...
VAYIKRA – Video Commentary on this Shabbat

VAYIKRA – Video Commentary on this Shabbat...

Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26 || Deut. 25:17-19 || 1 Sam.15:2-34 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Now that G-d has rested His presence in the newly built Tabernacle, He has no greater desire than to enable man to ennoble his spirit and burnish the divine image in which he was created via the korbanot drawing near offerings which are the heart of the Tabernacle/Holy Temple service»…more: Shabbat...
PEKUDEI – Video Commentary on this Shabbat

PEKUDEI – Video Commentary on this Shabbat...

Exodus 38:21 – 40:38 || 1 Kings 7:40-50 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «With the completion of the Tabernacle, Israel’s acceptance of the Torah and its presence in their midst, the true and eternal mission of the people of Israel is set into motion. Israel prepared a home for G-d’s presence and a center for His Torah, and G-d caused His presence to enter there....

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