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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...
Chanuka Lights Across the World

Chanuka Lights Across the World...

Chanukah News from Across the Globe » Download Hanukkah Greeting Card »   Once a year heavenly light will be close to us. Meant is not the Christ but in a very different way Jesus of whom a Jewish tradition says: “Now it was the Feast of Dedication [Hebrew: Hanukkah] in Jerusalem, and it was winter. And Jesus walked in the temple, in Solomon’s porch.” (Gospel of John 10:22). To make a long story short, Jesus...
Kristallnacht – Luther’s Birthday Party

Kristallnacht – Luther’s Birthday Part...

Considered scientifically → see „Social Market Economy: The case of Germany“ page 42 para 4: „The question to be asked here is of political nature and is whether the reason for the Reichskristallnacht of November 9/10, 1938, is in any way connected to Martin Luther’s birthday which is November 10. Critics of Luther‘ antisemitism state that the attacks, destructions and burnings of Jewish shops...
From Yom Kippur to Sukkot

From Yom Kippur to Sukkot...

Temple Talk Radio: From Yom Kippur to Sukkot: Renewal, Joy, and Prophecy Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «The Sukkah: Escaping into the Divine Embrace Ushpizin (Guests) in the Sukkah and the Divine Attributes. The joyous festival of Sukkot is approaching, and the hosts of Temple Talk prepare to head into their temporary booths, to bask in the radiance of the Divine Presence...
Yom Kippur Blessings

Yom Kippur Blessings...

Leviticus 16; Numbers 29:7-11 || Isaiah 57:14 – 58:14 || Leviticus 18:1-30; entirely Jona; Micha 7:18-20 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Yom Kippur is a chance to start anew and rewrite our own history with G-d’s blessing. If only we believe in ourselves as much as G-d believes in us, we can not only change our own lives, but change the world, as well»…more: Gemar...
46 min Temple Talk Rosh haShana and Parashat Radio

46 min Temple Talk Rosh haShana and Parashat Radio...

Temple Talk Radio by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: between Parashat Nitzavim-Vayelech and Rosh haShana…more: Shabbat Shalom and Shana tova Get here your Rosh HaShanah Greeting-Card > for free
Shabbat SHOFTIM Video Commentary

Shabbat SHOFTIM Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 16:18 – 21:9 || Isaiah 51:12 – 52:12 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «“Be wholehearted with HaShem, your G-d,“ we are told. We need to be comfortable with our selves and confident that G-d has blessed us with all that we need for the moment that we are in. Tomorrow, when it arrives, will carry the same blessing we enjoyed today»…more: Shabbat...
Shabbat Re’eh Video Commentary

Shabbat Re’eh Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17 || Isaiah 54:11 – 55:5 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «“I set before you today… I command you today… I command you this day…“ It’s all about today. Life is today. Serving G-d is today. Walking in His way is today. Choosing between right and wrong, blessing and curse, whether we serve G-d, or whether we...
Shabbat EKEV Video Commentary

Shabbat EKEV Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25 || Isaiah 49:14 – 51:3 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Underfoot and tread upon daily, but not to be taken lightly, ignored or overlooked, the commandment to live in the land of Israel is treasured by G-d and praised greatly by Moshe. The land of Israel itself, embraces, nourishes and cares for its promised people»…more: Shabbat...

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