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“Shabbat Shalom” – Noah 5775

Shabbat Shalom: Noah (Genesis 6:9-11:32) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel – Noah may have been righteous and wholehearted as an individual, but he lacked the strength and the boldness to confront God’s decision and to oppose the wicked ways of

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Noah 5775

Shabbat Shalom: Noah (Genesis 6:9-11:32) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel – Noah may have been righteous and wholehearted as an individual, but he lacked the strength and the boldness to confront God’s decision and to oppose the wicked ways of

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Simple Faith and Commitment

Simple Faith and Commitment: Beating the Aravot on Hoshana Raba By Rabbi David Brofsky One of the most intriguing and puzzling customs of the Festival of Succot is the beating of the Aravoton Hoshana Rabba, known as “chivut arava”. The

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When Film and Reality Meet

  “When Film and Reality Meet” by Osnat Sharon Jerusalem Post Op-Ed –  14/10/2014 A woman has been separated from her husband for four years. She doesn’t love him anymore, doesn’t get along with him and wants a divorce. And the husband?

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Bereishit 5775

Shabbat Shalom: Bereishit (Genesis 1:1-6:8) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel –  “And God completed on the seventh day the creative work which He had made; and He rested on the seventh day from all His creative work which He had made.” (Genesis 2:2)

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Rabbi Riskin speaking

"Shabbat Shalom" – Bereishit 5775

Shabbat Shalom: Bereishit (Genesis 1:1-6:8) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel –  “And God completed on the seventh day the creative work which He had made; and He rested on the seventh day from all His creative work which He had made.” (Genesis 2:2)

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אור תורה: פרשת בראשית

 מקומו של האדם בעולם הרב שלמה ריסקין  לאחר כל שלב במעשה הבריאה מופיעה אמירה שיש בה משום שיפוט ערכי: “וַיַּרְא אֱ-לֹהִים כִּי טוֹב”. יוצא מכלל זה הוא תיאור בריאת האדם, הנעדר את האמירה הזו. מדוע? הרב שלמה ריסקין מסביר מדור

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Meaning in Measurements

“Meaning in Measurements” by Nomi Berman Jerusalem Post Sukkot Supplement –  7/10/2014 At times, the first chapter of Masechet Succa reads like a geometry text book. There are dimensions, diagrams, formulae, and even pi makes a guest appearance. But, already

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Shabbat Chol HaMoed Sukkot 5775 — Rabbi Riskin (text)

Shabbat Shalom: Chol HaMoed Sukkot 5775 Efrat, Israel – This magnificent three-week festival period – Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot – may be viewed and experienced in two dimensions simultaneously; the universalist, nationalist dimension, and the particularistic, individual – family dimension.

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