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Parashat MISHPATIM Video Commentary

Parashat MISHPATIM Video Commentary...

Exodus 21:1 – 24:18 || Jeremiah 34,8-22; 33,25&26 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: We can liberate ourselves by recognizing that G-d is all there is and that all the world belongs to Him. The lofty ideals and transcendent experience of the Sinai revelation need to be translated into action and transformed into a „G-d conscious consciousness“ that informs...
Parashat YITRO Video Commentary

Parashat YITRO Video Commentary...

Exodus 18:1 – 20:23; Isaiah 6:1 – 7:6 – 12:12; 9:5+6 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: The encounter at Sinai between man and G-d, the giving and receiving of Torah, the welcoming of Israel into G-d’s world and the welcoming of G-d into our world, this is what G-d had in mind, this is what He intended and this is why He created the world all those many years...
Parashat Beshalach Video Commentary

Parashat Beshalach Video Commentary...

Parashat BO Video Commentary

Parashat BO Video Commentary...

Exodus 10:1 – 13:16; Jeremiah 46:13-28 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: The ability to renew ourselves is hard-wired into our being. It is the active ingredient of our „Tzelem Elokim“ – the Divine image in which we are created. This same ability for self-renewal is built into the universe and is reflected in the renewal of the moon every lunar cycle....
Parashat Va’era Video Commentary

Parashat Va’era Video Commentary...

Exodus 6:2 – 9:35; Ezekiel 28:25 – 29:21 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel „Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better!“ Thus spoke Pharaoh to Moses. „I Can Do Anything Better Than You!“ Thus spoke Pharaoh to the G-d of the Hebrews. Moses held the staff of HaShem. Pharaoh had necromancers and soothsayers, magicians, wizards and spell-for-hire sorcerers....
Parashat Miketz and Chanukah Video Commentary

Parashat Miketz and Chanukah Video Commentary...

Hallel; Genesis 41:1 – 44:17, Numbers 7:42-53 || Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7, Isaiah 66 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „The Chanukah connection: One Dream, One G-d, One Truth: How a young Hebrew, sold into slavery by his brothers, thought to be dead by his father, and thrown into prison a thousand miles from home, alone and unknown, was able to rise to the top of the Pharaonic...
Parashat Vayeshev Video Commentary

Parashat Vayeshev Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsGenesis 37:1 – 40:23; Amos 2:6 – 3:8   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „Have you ever felt utterly and completely alone? Yosef must have. He was separated from his loving father and his brothers wanted to kill him. Ultimately he was thrown in a pit filled with scorpions and snakes and then sold to some passing Ishmaelites, who in turn sold...
Open Letter to Luther Germany denying Israelis

Open Letter to Luther Germany denying Israelis...

This week’s parashat (וישלח- Genesis 32:4-36:43) mentions „Israel“ for the first time in the Holy Bibel (in difference to the world: Genesis – 2 Chronicles Chapter 36, only)! Since then, the Christian-Roman world is trying to erase precisely this „Israel“. For a century, by financing the terrorism of the Palestinians, „for you, brethren, became followers of the churches of...
Parashat TOLDOT Video Commentary

Parashat TOLDOT Video Commentary...

Genesis 25:19 – 28:9 || Malachi 1:1 – 2:7 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „Yitzchak avinu (Isaac our patriarch) was a man of vision blinded by the light of G-d’s brilliant and hidden presence. He lived, he died, and he lived again to bless his son Yaakov, ‚ish tam,‘ the perfectible man, with the task of bringing G-d’s light into the world...
Chayei Sara Video Commentary opposing Abbas New Reality

Chayei Sara Video Commentary opposing Abbas New Re...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsGenesis 23:1 – 25:18 || Kings 1 1:1-31 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „The purchase of the Machpelah cave by Avraham is the first of three incontestable acquisitions of the land of Israel that the holy Torah testifies to. The others are Kever Yosef, the tomb of Yosef, built upon land purchased by our patriarch Yaakov, and the threshing floor...

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