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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...
NOACH – Shabbat Video Commentary

NOACH – Shabbat Video Commentary...

Genesis 6:9 – 11:32 || Isaiah 66 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Parashat Bereshit begins by describing how G-d created the world and concludes by describing how man very nearly destroyed the world. Arrogance, licentiousness, egotism ans selfishness just begin to describe the depths to which man had sunk a mere ten generations after begin created and given life by...
Shabbat MIKETZ Video Commentary

Shabbat MIKETZ Video Commentary...

(Hallel Ps 113-118); Genesis 41:1 – 44:17 (Numeri 7:48-59) || Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Yosef wasn’t a saint who was immune to the same temptations that we all struggle with. He was, however, a tzadik – a righteous man – who was able to overcome his own potential for downfall by staying focused on who he was – a...
Parashat TERUMAH Video Commentary

Parashat TERUMAH Video Commentary...

Exodus 25:1 – 27:19 || 1 Kings 5:26 – 6:13 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: Parashat Terumah records the moment in which G-d officially invites man to welcome His Presence into our world. „Build for Me a sanctuary.“ Are we up for it? Do we have it in our hearts to give just a little of ourselves for so much in return? Do it for Me, G-d says, „and...
Shabbat Vayishlakh Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Vayishlakh Readings and Commentary...

Genesis 32:4–36:43; Obadiah 1:1-21 Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: This week’s Torah portion (And he sent) begins with Jacob returning to the land of his parents after working for his father-in-law Laban. Upon his return, Jacob meets Esau who 20 years earlier sought to kill him. Even though, Jacob had excess riches he was lacking one thing: peace with his brother. Once again he attempts to create his own...
Shabbat Vayishlakh Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Vayishlakh Readings and Commentary...

Genesis 32:4–36:43; Obadiah 1:1-21 Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: This week’s Torah portion (And he sent) begins with Jacob returning to the land of his parents after working for his father-in-law Laban. Upon his return, Jacob meets Esau who 20 years earlier sought to kill him. Even though, Jacob had excess riches he was lacking one thing: peace with his brother. Once again he attempts to create his own...
Shabbat Vayishlakh Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Vayishlakh Readings and Commentary...

Genesis 32:4–36:43; Obadiah 1:1-21 Commentary by Michael Schneider, israel today, Jerusalem: This week’s Torah portion (And he sent) begins with Jacob returning to the land of his parents after working for his father-in-law Laban. Upon his return, Jacob meets Esau who 20 years earlier sought to kill him. Even though, Jacob had excess riches he was lacking one thing: peace with his brother. Once again he attempts to...
Who is Who Messiah vs Servant BEHOLD

Who is Who Messiah vs Servant BEHOLD...

“BEHOLD!” That is the name of the current weekly reading. More than actual, really beautiful. Behold (Hebrew: Re’eh), look carefully at this endless and magnificent future. Your soul is beautiful beyond words, if we are prepared to accept our own soul, our future – our God-given promise. Alas, we are separated, as we have often lost our ability to distinguish between holy and unholy, between blessing and curse...
Shabbat VA’YISHLAKH – And he sent – Sabbath Reading and Commentary

Shabbat VA’YISHLAKH – And he sent – Sabb...

Genesis 32:4–36:43; Obadiah 1:1-21 Commentary by Michael Schneider, israel today, Jerusalem: This week’s Torah portion begins with Jacob returning to the land of his parents after working for his father-in-law Laban. Upon his return, Jacob meets Esau who 20 years earlier sought to kill him. Even though, Jacob had excess riches he was lacking one thing: peace with his brother. Once again he attempts to create his own...