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Jom Kippur and Sukkot Video Commentary

Jom Kippur and Sukkot Video Commentary...

◄ click here for Sukkot Sameach greeting card and use for free Video Commentary by Rabbi Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: „Yom Kippur, the awesome day of atonement is the Holy of Holies in the dimension of time and soul, the one day of the year in which we can enter our innermost holy sanctum of self, and reemerge, not only unscathed, but cleansed and renewed. Our future and our past is ours to write...
Israel: PINCHAS – Galut: BALAK Readings

Israel: PINCHAS – Galut: BALAK Readings...

Israel: Pinchas (Numbers 25:10 – 30:1) Galut: Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9): Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: »What was it about the nation of Israel, perched on the east bank of the Jordan river, just weeks away from entering the land, that so terrified Balak and Bilaam and the rest of the players and power brokers that made up the nations of the world? Was it an impending...
Israel: Balak – Galut: Chukat Readings

Israel: Balak – Galut: Chukat Readings...

Israel: Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9) Galut: Chukat (Numbers 19:1-22:1): Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: »The red heifer is the symbol of the reality of life, as opposed to the illusion of death that can grip us and render us unfit to stand in the presence of the Shechinah which fills the Holy Temple and its courtyards. The lives of Moshe, Aharon and Miriam, whose deaths occur...
Parashat EMOR Temple Institute Commentary

Parashat EMOR Temple Institute Commentary...

Israel: Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2) Galut: Emor (Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23): Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel: The Holy Temple is not simply a unique place and time within which G-d’s presence dwells and can be experienced by all who enter. The Holy Temple, within which G-d’s presence is overwhelmingly in the here and now, shapes for all humanity, near and far,...
Parashat Shabbat YITRO Readings and Video Commentary

Parashat Shabbat YITRO Readings and Video Commenta...

Exodus 18:1 – 20:23; Isaiah 6:1-7; 7:1-6; 9:5-6 Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel „Who was Moshe, the „man of G-d?“ Agitator for justice, freedom fighter, radical activist who led his people out of Egypt, Moshe is called to the mountain to „ascend to G-d.“ He attained a level of G-d awareness unattained by any other before or since, and at...
Shabbat Reeh Readings and Video Commentary

Shabbat Reeh Readings and 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. As Moses prepares the nation to enter the land he stays focused on the one great challenge that lays before him and the people: To take a congregation of individuals and forge them into one...
Shabbat Emor Readings and Video Commentary

Shabbat Emor Readings and Video Commentary...

Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23; Haftara: Ezechiel 44:15-31 “This week we are reading the parashat Emor. And the parasha begins, that HaShem says to Moshe: Say to the Cohanim, the sons of Aharon, and tell them each of you shall not render himself impure … And the Cohanim were instructed, were responsible to bring down the blessings into the world, they can’t be like other people, they can’t react in the same way… The...
Shabbat VaYikra Readings and Video-Commentary

Shabbat VaYikra Readings and Video-Commentary...

Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26 and Isaiah 43:21-44:23 Video-Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem: The book of Vayikra, (Leviticus), the most intimate of the five books of Torah, opens with a whisper. With the establishment of the Tabernacle, G-d is welcomed back into the world! Shabbat Shalom
Shabbat Terumah Readings and Video Commentary

Shabbat Terumah Readings and Video Commentary...

Exodus 25:1 – 27:19 (and because of →Rosch Chodesh Numeri 28:9-15 … and instead of Haftarah 1 King 5:26 – 6:13) Haftara Isaiah 66:1-24 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...
Shabbat Readings and Video-Commentary for Sabbath Pinchas

Shabbat Readings and Video-Commentary for Sabbath ...

Founding Membership »» Sometimes also spelled Pinkhas or Phinehas this coming Shabbat Reading is: Numbers 25:10-30:1; 1 Kings 18:46-19:21 but this time you will find no written Commentary here but a video from Temple Institute Rabbi Chaim Richman: Shabbat Shalom