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Nitzavim-Vayelech with Rosh HaShana Greeting Cards

Nitzavim-Vayelech with Rosh HaShana Greeting Cards...

Deutoronomy 29:9 – 31:30 Isaiah 61:10 – 63:9 ◄ click Shana Tova greeting card Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “In this week’s parasha the children of Israel are about to enter into a covenant with Hashem, and we are today about to enter into the new year of 5775. The same challenge that stood before Israel as she stood poised to enter the land, stands...
Parashat Ki Tavo Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat Ki Tavo Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsDeutoronomy 26:1 – 29:8 || Isaiah 60:1-21 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “The good, the bad and the blessing. It’s all here in parashat Ki Tavo. From the sublime perfect moment of being alive in G-d’s Holy Temple, first-fruits in hand, heart overflowing with joy and gratitude, declaring our recognition of G-d’s hand in every...
Parashat KI TETZE Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat KI TETZE Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsDeuteronomy 21:10 – 25:19 || Isaiah 54:1-10 Ki Teitzei Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Just as G-d’s presence fills the world but G-d is not the world, so too, G-d’s mercy fills creation but but G-d can’t be defined by His attribute of mercy. Some commandments, such as shiluach haken – the chasing away of the mother...
Parashat SHOFTIM Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat SHOFTIM Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsDeuteronomy 16:18 – 21:9 || Isaiah 51:12 – 52:12 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “The great concern Torah evinces for an unsolved murder, as in the case of the ‘axed calf’ is a harsh contrast to the laws of warfare which precede it and call upon all Israelite warriors to be fearless and merciless when fighting a divinely mandated...
Parashat Re’eh Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat Re’eh Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsDeuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17 || Isaiah 54:11 – 55:5 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Who is that false prophet that Torah warns us against? How can he perform wonders if he is false, and if he is false why does he appear? Why does G-d empower him to perform wonders, if not to ensnare Israel? There are many false prophets today in the business...
Parashat EKEV Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat EKEV Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsDeuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25 || Isaiah 49:14 – 51:3 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “The land of Israel – every grain of it – belongs to the people of Israel. By virtue of her diligent adherence to G-d’s commandments, Israel will come into undisputed possession of the land. No man can take this away – not even the...
Parashat Vaetchanan Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat Vaetchanan Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsDeuteronomy 3:23 – 7:11 || Isaiah 40:1-26 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “How important is the land of Israel? How essential is it to the children of Israel and to the fulfilling of the Torah of Israel? How crucial is it to all mankind that the nation of Israel is sovereign in the land of Israel? How vital is the land of Israel to G-d that...
Parashat DEVARIM and CHAZON before TISHA BeAV Video Commentary

Parashat DEVARIM and CHAZON before TISHA BeAV Vide...

© Lencer, Wiki Commons Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22 || Isaiah 1:1-27 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Moshe rabbenu opens his final words to the children of Israel with gentle chastisement. Before they enter the land it is important that they be reminded of their past errors in order to guard them against repeating those mistakes. Today’s current events remind us that our...
Parashat MASEI Readimgs and Video Commentary

Parashat MASEI Readimgs and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsNumbers 33:1 – 36:13 || Jeremiah 2:4–28; 3:4 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Life has its way stations. They are part of the plan. Each is a stepping stone along the way to where we need to be, to the final destination G-d has determined for us. As with the life of an individual, so too, with the life of the nation of Israel. Every son and...
Shabbat MATOT Readings and Video Commentary

Shabbat MATOT Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsNumbers 30:2 – 32:42 || Jeremiah 1:1 – 2:3 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “When the leaders of the tribes of Reuven and Gad approach Moshe and ask his blessing to settle in the lands east of the Jordan River, Moshe is aghast. He saw a great spiritual failing on the part of Reuven and Gad whose relationship and commitment to the land of Israel...

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