“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Chukat 5782

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Chukat (Numbers 19:1-22:1) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “And Moses and Aaron assembled the assemblage [kehal] before the rock; and said to them, “Listen now, rebels, from this rock shall we extract water for you?” And Moses lifted his hand, struck the rock twice with his staff, and abundant water emerged …

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Parshat Balak: When Words Create Reality

When Words Create Reality Rabbi Yisrael Samet is a ra”m (senior faculty member) at Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Lod branch About a year ago, during the course of Operation Guardian of the Walls, the Jewish community of Lod found itself under attack – not only physically, but on the media as well.  For years, the Garin Torani …

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