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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. Rosh Hashanah is the day of which the world was born, when the sigh-sob truah …

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Eating on the Day Before Yom Kippur

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Eating on the Day Before Yom Kippur R. Ḥiyya bar R. Difti taught: It says, “And you shall afflict yourselves on the ninth” . Now on the ninth do we fast? Do we not fast on the tenth? Rather, this is to tell you that anyone who eats and drinks on the ninth, the Scriptures …

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Rabbi Riskin's 5775 Shabbat Shuva Drasha

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin speaking

Hayom Harat Olam” – “Today the World Was Created” The Creation of Mankind, Human Dignity, and the Ethics of Warfare”

delivered on September 30, 2014, at the Jerusalem Great Synagogue

in memory of Hans and Gini Bachrach, z”l

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Rabbi Riskin’s 5775 Shabbat Shuva Drasha

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin speaking

Hayom Harat Olam” – “Today the World Was Created” The Creation of Mankind, Human Dignity, and the Ethics of Warfare”

delivered on September 30, 2014, at the Jerusalem Great Synagogue

in memory of Hans and Gini Bachrach, z”l

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Yom Kippur 5775 — Rabbi Riskin (text)

Shabbat Shalom: Yom Kippur 5775 This week’s column has been dedicated in memory of Simon and Rachel Nunberg; Sam and Sara Citron Efrat, Israel – The climax of Yom Kippurim is its closing Ne’ilah prayer when the sun is beginning to set, when the day is beginning to wane and when we are nearing our last …

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Rosh Hashana 5775 — Rabbi Riskin (text)

Shabbat Shalom: Rosh Hashana 5775 In memory of Harry Sher, 2 Tishrei  Remembered by the  Charif family of Sydney, Australia Efrat, Israel –  What is the essence of our faith, the purpose for which the Jewish people have been placed in the world? Fascinatingly enough, the answer is to be found within the central prayer …

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