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VA’ERA – Video Commentary on this Shabbat

VA’ERA – Video Commentary on this Shab...

Exodus 6:2 – 9:35 || Ezechiel 28:25 – 29:21 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «G-d created the world in six days, laid down the laws of nature, and set things in motion. Avraham saw the wonder of the world and knew there was a master, a Creator, a One G-d in charge of all. The G-d of Avraham who put order and beauty in the world, became the G-d of Yitzchak, the...
NOACH – Video commentary on this Shabbat

NOACH – Video commentary on this Shabbat...

Genesis 6:9 – 11:32 || Isaiah 54:1 – 55:5 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «What became of man that in the passing of just ten generations G-d was disappointed in the man He created and regretted creating man in the first place? Man forgot the source of all his blessings and cynically appointed himself the master of creation. In short, man trashed G-d. Acknowledgement...
SHELACH – Shabbat Video Commentary

SHELACH – Shabbat Video Commentary...

Numbers 13:1 – 15:41 || Jehoshua 2:1-24 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «The reality which exists all around us reflects the reality that we create within our own selves, based on our trust in G-d and our openness to let Him into our hearts. A lesson learned the hard way by the spies who searched out the land of Israel»…more: Shabbat Shalom
BEHAR and BECHUKOTAI Shabbat Video Commentary

BEHAR and BECHUKOTAI Shabbat Video Commentary...

Israel: Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34 || Jeremiah 16,19 – 17,14 Galut: Leviticus 25:1 – 27,34 || Jeremiah 16:19 –17:34 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...
BESHALACH – Shabbat Video Commentary

BESHALACH – Shabbat Video Commentary...

Exodus 13:17 – 17:16 || Judges 4:4 – 5:31 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Water, water, the stuff our world is made of, the expression of G-d’s love for creation, for man, for His people, the vehicle through which G-d rains his bounty on Israel and teaches them how to walk through history, through life, upright and blessed»…more: Shabbat Shalom
VAYERA – Shabbat Video Commentary

VAYERA – Shabbat Video Commentary...

Genesis 18:1 – 22:24 || 2 Kings 4:1-37 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Avraham dedicated his entire life to sharing the good news that there is One G-d in the world, and that all we have comes from Him. Avraham sought out wayfarers and passers-by, invited them in, showered them with kindness and insisted that his guests give thanks only to G-d, Creator of the world»…more: Shabbat...
Nitzavim and Rosh haShana Greetings Commentary

Nitzavim and Rosh haShana Greetings Commentary...

Deutoronomy 29:9 – 30:20 Isaiah 61:10 – 63:9 ◄ click Shana Tova greeting card Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „We are all standing here today before G-d, about to enter the land of Israel and about to bring in the new year by declaring G-d’s sovereignty over all of creation. The messages of parashat Nitzavim – entering a covenant with G-d,...
Parashat NOACH Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat NOACH Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsGenesis 6:9 – 11:32; Numeri 28:9-15 || Isaiah 66 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „Before the beginning, before the heavens and the earth, before darkness and light, night and day, the stars and illuminations, the creatures of the sea, the crawling things, the birds or the beasts… even before the first Shabbat – G-d laid out the...
Shabbat NOACH also NOAH Readings and Video Commentary

Shabbat NOACH also NOAH Readings and Video Comment...

Hallel; Paraschat: Genesis 6:9 – 11:32 + Maftir: Numbers 28:9-15 Haftara: because of Rosch Chodesch Isaiah 66 (normaly 54:1-10) In this epic teaching of the opening two parashot of the book of Genesis, B’reishith and Noach, Rabbi Richman reveals what went wrong with a world so perfectly created that G-d Himself declared „It was very good,“ and how that world, within a span of ten generations descended...