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Parashat TOLDOT Video Commentary

Parashat TOLDOT Video Commentary...

Genesis 25:19 – 28:9 || Malachi 1:1 – 2:7 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „Yitzchak avinu (Isaac our patriarch) was a man of vision blinded by the light of G-d’s brilliant and hidden presence. He lived, he died, and he lived again to bless his son Yaakov, ‚ish tam,‘ the perfectible man, with the task of bringing G-d’s light into the world...
Parashat TOLDOT Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat TOLDOT Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsGenesis 25:19–28:9; 1 Samuel 20:18-42   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „Yitzchak avinu (Isaac our patriarch) was a man of vision blinded by the light of G-d’s brilliant and hidden presence. He lived, he died, and he lived again to bless his son Yaakov, ‚ish tam,‘ the perfectible man, with the task of bringing G-d’s light...
Parashat Tetzaveh Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat Tetzaveh Readings and Video Commentary...

TETZAWEH: Exodus 27:20 – 30:10; Ezekiel 43:10 – 27 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „And you shall command the children of Israel to kindle the lamps continually.“ (Exodus 27:20) The light of the golden menora symbolizes the light of G-d in this world. If so, then why are we instructed to „kindle the lamps?“ By actively lighting the menora, we are making G-ds...
Parashat Terumah – Our Temple’s Mission

Parashat Terumah – Our Temple’s Missio...

Exodus 25:1 – 27:19; Isaiah 66:1 – 66:24 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Egypt is now behind us – it’s time to get down to business . . .“ G-d says essentially: We’ve been through enough together; after all He says: I created the world for a purpose: That you should know who I am! So Israel is commanded to build the tabernacle in the middle of the desert, it’s a...
Shabbat TERUMAH – Our Temple’s Mission

Shabbat TERUMAH – Our Temple’s Mission...

Exodus 25:1 – 27:19; Haftarah 1 King 5:26 – 6:13 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Egypt is now behind us – it’s time to get down to business . . .“ G-d says essentially: We’ve been through enough together; after all He says: I created the world for a purpose: That you should know who I am! So Israel is commanded to build the tabernacle in the middle of the desert,...
Shabbat MIKETZ Hanukkah Readings and Commentary

Shabbat MIKETZ Hanukkah Readings and Commentary...

Hallel Genesis 41:1 – 44:17; Numbers 7:48-59; Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7 Abstract of Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: In Chapter 41 we read about Joseph’s divine gift of interpreting dreams, including Pharaoh’s nightmare of the seven healthy cows and seven weak cows, which represented seven prosperous years and seven years of drought and famine. GSI: On Shabbat Hanukah – this year the Mikez / or...
Israel’s Mission Shabbat Terumah Readings and Commentary

Israel’s Mission Shabbat Terumah Readings an...

Exodus 25:1 – 27:19; Haftarah 1 King 5:26 – 6:13 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: “Egypt is now behind us – it’s time to get down to business . . .“ G-d says essentially: We’ve been through enough together; after all He says: I created the world for a purpose: That you should know who I am! So Israel is commanded to build the tabernacle in the middle of the desert,...
Hanukkah and Nittel Nacht Shabbat 5772 Miketz

Hanukkah and Nittel Nacht Shabbat 5772 Miketz...

Hallel; Genesis 41:1 – 44:17; Numbers 7:24-29; Zechariah 2:14 – 4:7 Abstract of Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: In Chapter 41 we read about Joseph’s divine gift of interpreting dreams, including Pharaoh’s nightmare of the seven healthy cows and seven weak cows, which represented seven prosperous years and seven years of drought and famine. GSI: On Shabbat Hanukah – this year the Mikez / or...
Hanukkah Lights Across the World

Hanukkah Lights Across the World...

Chanukah News from Across the Globe » Hanukkiah in Cologne/Germany 2010 » 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)....
Hanukkah – Change the world

Hanukkah – Change the world...

Chanukkia in Köln < Hanukkah Menorah in Cologne/Germany 2010 Download Hanukkah Greeting Card here »   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)....