An Open Conversation on our Jewish Future

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin and Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein: An Open Conversation on our Jewish Future Date: Tue, Apr 25, 2017, 8 pm Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s contributions to Israel and world Jewry over the past five decades have been instrumental in shaping today’s Modern Orthodox society. He joins another prominent …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Vayakhel-Pekudei 5777

Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei (Exodus 35:1 – 40:38) Rabbi David Stav  Vayakhel and Pekudei, this week’s double Torah portion, contain an elaborate depiction of the Mishkan [Sanctuary] and its vessels, instructions for how we are to obtain the funds needed for building the structure, the production blueprints, and a detailed description of the service to be performed there. Considering the …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Vayakhel-Pekudei 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei (Exodus 35:1 – 40:38) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And he erected the courtyard around the sanctuary and the altar, set up the screen gate of the courtyard; and Moses completed the work.” [Ex. 40:33] Why repeat all the details of the construction of the Mishkan after we have already heard them when …

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