“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Acharei Mot 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Acharei Mot (Leviticus 16:1 – 18:30) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And God spoke to Moses after the death of the two sons of Aaron, when they came near before the Lord and died.” (Leviticus 16:1) Which is the greater evil in God’s eyes – hot sins of passion or …

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Celebrating the Jewish Nation on the Last Day of Pesach

Rabbi Reuven Spolter

Celebrating the Jewish Nation on the Last Day of Pesach by Rabbi Reuven Spolter, Director of OTS Amiel BaKehila  After our youngest son was born in the United States, the nurses brought a number of forms for my wife to fill out, including a social security form. They asked her to fill out some demographic …

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A Thousand Words – April 22, 2019

Baking matzot

Yachad Program coordinators set up dozens of pop-up bakeries across Israel, giving participants young and old an opportunity to make their own matzot. “More than just seeing matza being sold in the supermarket, we enabled them make it with their own hands and establish a sense of ownership,” reports Yachad’s educational director, Yigal Klein. “For …

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