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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...
EIKEV – Shabbat Video Commentary

EIKEV – Shabbat Video Commentary...

Deuteronomy 7:12 – 11:25 || Isaiah 49:14 – 51:3 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «The promised land – the land of Israel – the land where Torah, the covenant between G-d and His people Israel, is fulfilled in the deeds and the hearts of the people, in the soil and the rivers and the mountains and the valleys of the land, the only land where all this is...
Matot-Masei – Shabbat Video Commentary

Matot-Masei – Shabbat Video Commentary...

Numbers 30:2 – 36:13 || Jeremiah 2:4-28 & 3:4 & 4:1-2 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «Moshe rabbenu, (Moses our master) was a man totally dedicated to his G-d and his people. He had no private life. His every moment was preoccupied with serving the G-d of Israel and the people of Israel, which he did faithfully, to his final breath»…more: Shabbat...
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...

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