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Shabbat Shalom: Chol HaMoed Sukkot By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – One of the most picturesque and creative festivals of the year is the Festival of Sukkot (the Feast of Tabernacles) – when the entire family is involved in building and decorating a special “nature home” which will be lived in for an entire …

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Yael Tawil

Parashat Haazinu: “Great is this Song” On Rosh Hashana, we want Hashem’s heavenly kingship to be revealed in our world, and on Yom Kippur, to elevate our world toward heaven. Thoughts on the connection between Shirat Haazinu and the High Holy Days Yael Tawil is the Principal of Ohr Torah Stone’s Jennie Sapristein Junior High …

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s Shabbat Shuva Drasha 5780 (English) TOPIC:  “What is True Repentance? – Lessons from the Sequence of Festivals from Tisha B’Av through Simchat Torah” Delivered in memory of Gini and Hans Bachrach z”l Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Chana and Yaakov Tilles Campus in Jerusalem 4 Tishrei 5780 (October 3, 2019)

Shabbat Shalom: Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1-32:52) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “The Lord remembered Sarah as he had promised… Sarah conceived and bore a son…” (Genesis 21:1- 2)  Rosh Hashanah always portends new beginnings and fresh opportunities: “This day the world was born,” or at least the world beckons with possibilities of rebirth and …

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Rabbi Ohad Teharlev

“Write down this song for yourselves” When people write Torah scrolls by themselves, they undergo a process of self-clarification and “sculpting” which forge their identities, just like when Moshe Rabbeinu sculpted the tablets. This is a subjective process that is uniquely theirs. Rabbi Ohad Teharlev is Rosh Midrasha of Israeli Programs at Midreshet Lindenbaum This …

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Shabbat Shalom: Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “And Moses wrote this song on that day and taught it to the children of Israel.” (Deuteronomy 31:32) What is the song of the Torah? Moses himself refers to Torah as a “fiery law – esh dat” (Deut. 33:2), which the Midrash …

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As Rosh Hashana approaches we seek inspiration, to reconnect and to come closer to Hashem.  In that light, we are delighted to share the latest edition of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Torah journal, “Ta Shma – Come and Learn.”  Click on the button below to download the booklet and read insights from members of the stellar Midreshet …

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