“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Bamidbar 5781

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1 – 4:20) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And these are the names of the men that shall stand with you: of Reuven, Elizur the son of Shedeur. Of Shimon, Shelimuiel the son of Zurishaddai. Of

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Behar-Bechukotai 5781

Parshat Behar-Bechukotai (Leviticus 25:1 – 27:34) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin These words were written before the unbearable tragedy in Meron. Rabbi Riskin hopes to address the theological understanding of what happened after the Shloshim.  Our hearts go out to all that

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Emor 5781

Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And God spoke unto Moses saying: Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel which they

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Acharei Mot 5781

Parshat Acharei Mot (Leviticus 16:1 – 20:27) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “Speak to the entire congregation of the People of Israel and say to them: ‘You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy.” (Leviticus

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Tazria-Metzora 5781

Parshat Tazria-Metzora (Leviticus 12:1 – 15:33) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And on the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.” (Leviticus 12:3) The mitzva of circumcision in the portion of Tazria appears in the midst

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Shemini 5781

Parshat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “And fire came out from before the Lord and consumed (the two sons of Aaron) and they died before the Lord” (Leviticus 10:2)  the celebration of the

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Last Days of Pesach 5781

This week’s parsha commentary has been dedicated in loving memory of Faye Manger, z”l,beloved wife of Ben Manger z”l,mother of Renee, Marc, Joyce and Steven, z”l. Faye was a lifelong Zionist and an active member of the Jewish community  Last Days of Pesach By Rabbi Shlomo

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Vayikra 5781

Parshat Vayikra (Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “If the entire congregation of Israel commits an inadvertent violation as a result of (a mistaken legal decision of the Highest Court)….and they thereby violate one of

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei 5781

This week’s parsha has been dedicated in honor of the third yahrzeit of Marvin Wolfe, משה אליה בן שאול ז”ל loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather by Howard Wolfe and family Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei   (Exodus 35:1 – 38:20) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Ki Tisa 5781

This week’s parsha has been dedicated by Eric Jankelovits in memory of Erna Jankelovits, רחל בת אריה ז״ל  an אשת חייל and a wonderful loving mother Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11 – 34:35) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “Lord, Lord

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