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Shabbat SHELACH Video Commentary

Shabbat SHELACH Video Commentary...

Numbers 13:1 – 15:41 || Joshua 2 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: «The generation of the desert paid a high price for their lack of belief in themselves, but received the sweetest and most profound affirmation of G-d’s belief in them: the promise that their children will indeed enter the land, build the Holy Temple, and share time and space in the promised land...
Parashat Shabbat Shlach Lecha Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat Shlach Lecha Video Commentary...

Numbers 13:1 – -15:41 || Joshua 2   Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: »The generation of the desert paid a high price for their lack of belief in themselves, but received the sweetest and most profound affirmation of G-d’s belief in them: the promise that their children will indeed enter the land, build the Holy Temple, and share time and space in the promised land and...
Parashat Re’eh Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat Re’eh Readings and Video Commentary...

© Lencer, Wiki CommonsDeuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17 || Isaiah 54:11 – 55:5 Video Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „Who is that false prophet that Torah warns us against? How can he perform wonders if he is false, and if he is false why does he appear? Why does G-d empower him to perform wonders, if not to ensnare Israel? There are many false prophets today in the business...
From Jerusalem to Jerusalem Part 2 – Glueckel von Hameln

From Jerusalem to Jerusalem Part 2 – Gluecke...

by Israel Yaoz « From Jerusalem to Jerusalem Part 1 It is impossible to describe the exhilaration who befell the crowds, when letters arrived from Schabbatai Zwi (or Sabbatai Zevi, Shabbatai Zwi); all the young Portuguese (Jewish) men dressed themselves in their finest dresses, and wrapped themselves with green, silken ribbons, that was the livery company of Shabbatai Zwi, and thus they went all in their Synagogues...
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 Vayetze Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Vayetze Readings and Commentary...

Genesis 28:10–32:3; Hosea 12:13–14:10 Commentary by Michael Schneider, Jerusalem: Jacob begins his walk with God which was not so easy at the beginning, thus the emphasis is on “And he departed.” He left for a foreign country and place called Haran – far away from his father’s house. It was important that God reassured him of the promise: “…Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever you go…”...
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...
Shabbat Vayetze Readings and Commentary

Shabbat Vayetze Readings and Commentary...

Genesis 28:10–32:3; Hosea 12:13–14:10 Commentary by Michael Schneider, israel today, Jerusalem: Jacob begins his walk with God which was not so easy at the beginning, thus the emphasis is on “And he departed.” He left for a foreign country and place called Haran – far away from his father’s house. It was important that God reassured him of the promise: “…Behold, I am with you and will keep you wherever...
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, israel today, 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...