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Shabbat BALAK Video-Commentary

Shabbat BALAK Video-Commentary...

Numbers 22:2 – 25:9 || Micha 5:6 – 6:8 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Bilaam, the heathen prophet and curser for hire, whose motto was „anything you can do, I can do badder,“ was the negative twin of Moshe, and as our sages teach us, was the exact opposite of our father Avraham. Avraham, referred to by G-d as „my love,“ was a righteous man...
Parashat Shabbat Balak Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat Balak Readings and Video Commenta...

Numbers 22:2 – 25:9 || Haftara: Micha 5:6 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „Three times the heathen prophet Bilaam tried to curse Israel and three times he blessed Israel. Three times Bilaam tried to employ his dark arts against Israel and three times his words bespoke the purity of Israel. Three times Bilaam tried to destroy Israel and three times his words revealed...
Parashat Shabbat LECH LECHA – Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat LECH LECHA – Readings and V...

Genesis 12:1–17:27; Isaiah 40:27–41:16 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: °And the Lord said to Abram, „Go forth from your land and from your birthplace and from your father’s house, to the land that I will show you. And I will make you into a great nation, and I will bless you, and I will aggrandize your name, and you shall be a blessing. And I will bless those...
Parashat Shabbat Reeh Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat Reeh Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 11:26 till 16:17; Haftara: Isaiah 54:11 till 55:5 Watch video commentary by Rabbi Richman from The Temple Institute about the Parasha beginning with the order “behold” or “see, look” what God has prepared for YOU. Israel is given a choice and a challenge: Choose blessing or curse, to rid the land of idolatrous practices and choose to live each moment in G-d’s presence, and G-d will abide in His...
Shabbat TOLDOTH Readings and Commentary

Shabbat TOLDOTH Readings and Commentary...

Genesis 25:19–28:9; Malachi 1:1–2:7 Abstract of the Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: In this week’s Torah Portion we meet another childless couple: Isaac and Rebekah (25:21). We can read of several Man of God that shared the same fate like Abraham and later the parents of Joseph, Samuel and also Samson… After 20 years of prayer, when Isaac was 60 years old, the LORD in his sovereign grace allowed Rebekah...
Parashat Shabbat Nitzavim Readings and Commentary

Parashat Shabbat Nitzavim Readings and Commentary...

Deuteronomy 29:10-30:20; Isaiah 61:10-63:9 With The Burning Bush the story of Moses began, today we are approaching the end of his farewell-story. In German Synagogues it’s usal to sing a farewell Sabbath Song, the „Adon Olam“, at the end of every Shabbatmorning ministry in order to protect us from forgetting that He is the „Lord of the Universe“ when we are back in our homes▼ Commentary...
Parashat Shabbat Reeh Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat Reeh Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 11:26 till 16:17; [for Rosh Chodesh Num. 28:9-15 – Isaiah 66] Haftara: Isaiah 54:11 till 55:5 Watch video commentary by Rabbi Richman from The Temple Institute about the Parasha beginning with the order “behold” or “see, look” what God has prepared for YOU. Israel is given a choice and a challenge: Choose blessing or curse, to rid the land of idolatrous practices and choose to live each moment...
Parashat Shabbat Behar-Bechukotai Readings and Commentary

Parashat Shabbat Behar-Bechukotai Readings and Com...

The Sabbatical Year makes Eretz Yisrael to His Land HaAretzLeviticus 25:1 – 27:34; Jeremia 16:19 – 17:14 Abstract of a Commentary on this parasha by Michael Schneider, israel today, Jerusalem: This week we again have a double Torah portion. In the first part, „BeHar – At the mount (Sinai),“ God’s appointed times of rest are stressed. God ordered resting times for mankind and for nature, which...
Shabbat Toldot Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Toldot Readings and Commentary...

Genesis 25:19–28:9; Malachi 1:1–2:7 Abstract of the Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: In this week’s Torah Portion we meet another childless couple: Isaac and Rebekah (25:21). We can read of several Man of God that shared the same fate like Abraham and later the parents of Joseph, Samuel and also Samson… After 20 years of prayer, when Isaac was 60 years old, the LORD in his sovereign grace allowed Rebekah...
Shabbat Ki Tavo Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Ki Tavo Readings and Commentary...

Deuteronomy 26:1 till 29:8; Isaiah 60:1 till 22 From 1st Elul thru Hoshana Raba Psalm 27 will be read additionally in the Shacharit and Maariv Abstact of the commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: The backdrop of this week’s Shabbat reading is the giving of the “first fruit” of the ground “when you enter the land which the LORD your God gives you as an inheritance…” (Deuteronomy 26:1-2). As we can...

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