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Israel: KORACH – Galut: SHLACH LECHA

Israel: KORACH – Galut: SHLACH LECHA...

Israel: Korach (Numbers 16:1-18:32) Galut: Shlach Lecha (Numbers 13:1 – 15:41): Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: »The generation of the desert paid a high price for their lack of belief in themselves, but received the sweetest and most profound affirmation of G-d’s belief in them: the promise that their children will indeed enter the land, build the Holy Temple, and...
Israel: Shlach Lecha – Galut: Beha’alotcha Commentary

Israel: Shlach Lecha – Galut: Beha’alo...

Israel: Shlach Lecha (Numbers 13:1 – 15:41) Galut: Beha’alotcha (Numbers 8:1-12:16): Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: Beha’alotcha and the art of complaining: The professional complainers in the desert turned complaining from a spontaneous response to discomfort into a premeditated attempt to change fate and flee from destiny, grumbling about everything from...
NASO and SHAVUOT Temple Institute Commentary

NASO and SHAVUOT Temple Institute Commentary...

Galut: Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1 – 4:20) Israel: Naso (Numbers 4:21 – 7:89): Commentary and Shavuot Greetings by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: From the Levitical responsibilities in the Tabernacle, to the ‚wayward‘ woman and the Nazir, to the priestly blessing first uttered by Aharon, to the identical gifts to G-d brought to the altar by the heads of all twelve tribes,...
Parashat BECHUKOTAI Temple Institute Commentary

Parashat BECHUKOTAI Temple Institute Commentary...

Israel: Bamidbar (Numbers1:1 – 4:20) Galut: Bechukotai (Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34): Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: The life force that G-d bestows upon all creation transcends time and space and invests all creation with holiness. By the laws of shemittah (7 year sabbatical cycle) and Yovel (49 year Jubilee cycle), Torah commands Israel to take possession of both...
Parashat BEHAR Temple Institute Commentary

Parashat BEHAR Temple Institute Commentary...

Israel: Bechukotai (Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34) Galut: Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2): Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: The life force that G-d bestows upon all creation transcends time and space and invests all creation with holiness. By the laws of shemittah (7 year sabbatical cycle) and Yovel (49 year Jubilee cycle), Torah commands Israel to take possession of both time...
Parashat EMOR Temple Institute Commentary

Parashat EMOR Temple Institute Commentary...

Israel: Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2) Galut: Emor (Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23): Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: The Holy Temple is not simply a unique place and time within which G-d’s presence dwells and can be experienced by all who enter. The Holy Temple, within which G-d’s presence is overwhelmingly in the here and now, shapes for all humanity, near and far,...
ACHAREI MOT and KEDOSHIM Video Commentary

ACHAREI MOT and KEDOSHIM Video Commentary...

Galut: Acharei Mot (Lev. 16:1) || Israel: Kedoshim (19:1 – 20:27) Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: „There are a number of bridges between the two parashiot Acharei Mot and Kedoshim.“ … You shall be holy, for I, HaShem, your G-d, am holy.“ How is that possible? What is required? How is it to be achieved? Parashat Kedoshim describes what it takes...
Passover Greetings from the Temple Institute

Passover Greetings from the Temple Institute...

» download Pesach greeting card and print for free Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: Rabbi Chaim Richman, on behalf of the Temple Institute, shares a holiday greeting with the Institute’s supporters, friends and fellow travelers, and with the entire people of Israel and all who love the people of Israel and the G-d of Israel throughout the world. Passover is the festival...
Parashat METZORA Video Commentary

Parashat METZORA Video Commentary...

Leviticus 14:1 – 15:33 || Malachi 3:4-24 » download Pesach greeting card and print for free Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: We speak, therefore we are human. In order to preserve our humanity we must take hold of our tongues and speak only things worthy of the name G-d gave to the man He created – Adam. The spiritual palliative prescribed by Torah provides for the...
Temple Talk Radio: Tazria – Spiritual Repercussions

Temple Talk Radio: Tazria – Spiritual Reperc...

Half Hallel; Lev. 12:1 – 13:59; Ex. 12:1-20; Num. 28:9-15 || Ezek. 45:16 – 46:18; Isa. 66 Israel’s Mission: To Vanquish Death Forever, Rosh Chodesh: Cosmic Joy of the Month of Nisan and the Dedication of the Tabernacle: My World and Welcome to It: Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: This Shabbat features the confluence of Rosh Chodesh Nisan, the beginning of the new...

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