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Diaspora: Tazria-Metzora – Israel: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

Diaspora: Tazria-Metzora – Israel: Acharei M...

Diaspora/Galut Shabbat Tazria-Metzora: Leviticus 12:1 – 15:33 || 2nd Kings 7,3-20 Click here: Video Commentary Weekly Torah Portion: Tazria-Metzora Israel: Acharei Mot-Kedoshim (Leviticus 16:1-20:27) Yom HaZikaron-Yom HaAtzmaut   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “We merit to live in the land of Israel, promised by G-d to His people, because of the supreme sacrifice...
Diaspora: Shmini – Israel: Tazria-Metzora Video Commentary

Diaspora: Shmini – Israel: Tazria-Metzora Vi...

Diaspora/Galut Shabbat Shmini: Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47 || 1st Samuel 20,18-42 Video Commentary s. b. (Israel: Parashat Shabbat Tazria-Metzora)   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Nadav and Avihu wanted to serve G-d in their own way, disregarding the way G-d wanted to be served, as clearly expressed in Torah. The sons of Aharon were righteous men and the arrogance they...
Parashat Shmini Video Commentary – 8th Day Passover Shabbat

Parashat Shmini Video Commentary – 8th Day P...

Israel Shabbat Shmini: Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47 || 1st Samuel 20:18-42 Diaspora/Galut 8th Day Passover Shabbat: Small Hallel [Shir haShirim/Song Of Songs/Song Of Salomon]; Deut. 14:22 – 16:17; Numbers 28:19-25 || Isaiah 10:32 – 12:6   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Nadav and Avihu wanted to serve G-d in their own way, disregarding the way G-d wanted to be served,...
Pesach – Historic Practice Passover Offering Video Commentary

Pesach – Historic Practice Passover Offering...

Seder (Fridaynight 4/3/15) with Pesach-Haggada; Pesach 1st Day (Sa. 4th → Counting Omer in the evening) Hallel / Exodus 12:21-51 / Numbers 28:16-25 || Josua 3:5-7+5,26:1+6,27; Pesach 2nd Day Hallel / Leviticus 22:26-23:44 / Numbers 28:16-25 || 2nd Kings 23:1-9+21-25.   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “THE TEMPLE INSTITUTE CONDUCTS UNPRECEDENTED PASSOVER OFFERING PRACTICE...
Parashat Shabbat TZAV – Shabbat HaGadol

Parashat Shabbat TZAV – Shabbat HaGadol...

Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36 || Malachi 3:4-24 Find Pesach Greeting Postcard for free here >   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Confusion reigns in our modern world, and every aspect of modern society seems to feed on this confusion, fanning the flames of man’s existential disconnect with his own true self. The Holy Temple, and more specifically, the offering of animals...
Parashat Shabbat Vayikra Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat Vayikra Video Commentary...

Shabbat HaChodesch Hallel; Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26; Ex. 12:1-20; Nu. 28:9-15 || Ezekiel 45:16 – 45:18   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “The book of Leviticus is the very heart of the Torah, as it describes the intimate meeting of man and G-d in the courtyards and inner sanctums of the Holy Temple/Tabernacle. To meet and share the same “space” in creation...
Parashat Shabbat Vayakhel-Pekudei  Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat Vayakhel-Pekudei Video Commentar...

35:1 – 40:38 || Ezekiel 36:16-38   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Painstakingly detailed, the concluding two parashot of the book of Exodus, Vayakhel-Pekudei is the Torah’s testimony to G-d’s love for Israel and His desire to rest His presence here on earth. The obsessive attention to every aspect of the Tabernacle and the vessels, from G-d’s call...
Parashat Shabbat KI TISA Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat KI TISA Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsExodus 30:11 – 34:35 || Kings I 18:1-39   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Masks, veils, disguises, cover ups, concealment and camouflage: These are words associated with the Purim festival which we celebrate this week. But masks and camouflage also teach a profound lesson of attachment and separation from G-d in this week’s Torah reading...
Parashat Shabbat TETZAVEH Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat TETZAVEH Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsExodus 27:10 – 30:10; Deut. 25:17-19 || Samuel I 15:2-34   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Love and marriage: This is the story of the building of the Tabernacle in the desert. G-d so loved His people Israel that He could not bear to wait until they entered the land before they would build for Him a sanctuary. He ordered a temporary, portable...
Parashat Shabbat TERUMAH – Our Temple’s Mission

Parashat Shabbat TERUMAH – Our Temple’...

Exodus 25:1 – 27:19; Kings I 5:26 – 6:13 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Egypt is now behind us – it’s time to get down to business . . .” G-d says essentially: We’ve been through enough together; after all He says: I created the world for a purpose: That you should know who I am! So Israel is commanded to build the tabernacle in the middle of the desert, it’s a...

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