“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Behar 5782

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “If your brother becomes destitute and is then sold to you, you shall not make him work like a slave” (Leviticus 25:39) If indeed Judaism gave the

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Parshat Behar: The Best Way to Provide Support

The Best Way to Provide Support Rabbi Shaul Vider is a Ra”m at Midreshet Lindenbaum I am fortunate to be presented with the opportunity to write about one of the central themes of Parshat Behar.  Although this portion is a

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“Parsha and Purpose” – Behar-Bechukotai 5780

“Parsha and Purpose” – Behar-Bechukotai 5780Rabbi Kenneth Brander’s weekly insights into the parsha  “Planting Seeds: Changing Ourselves and the World” Click here for text Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Behar-Bechukotai 5780

Shabbat Shalom: Behar-Bechukotai (Leviticus 25:1-27:34) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel –  “And you shall count for yourselves seven cycles of Sabbatical years, seven years, seven times… forty-nine years… you shall sanctify the fiftieth year and proclaim freedom throughout the

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Rabbi Shlomo Wallfish

Parshat Behar: Freedom and Identity

Parshat Behar: Freedom and Identity By Rabbi Shlomo Wallfish, senior faculty at the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva A person who sells his patrimony relinquishes his identity. No one would do so a priori. On the jubilee year, we

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Behar 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “God spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai, telling him to speak to the Israelites and say to them: When you come to the land that I am giving

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Behar-Behukotai 5778

Parshat Behar-Behukotai (Leviticus 25:1-27:34) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “The land must not be sold permanently, because the land is mine and you reside in my land as foreigners and strangers”. (Lev.25:23) “You must not defile the Land upon

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Behar 5778

Parshat Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “When you come into the land which I give you, then shall the land keep a Sabbath unto the Lord” (Lev. 25:2). What does it mean to be free? The

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

“Shabbat Shalom” – Behar-Bechukotai 5777

Parshat Behar-Bechukotai (Leviticus 25:1-27:34) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “I am the Lord your God who brought you forth from the land of Egypt to give you the land of Canaan to be your God.” [Lev. 25:38] Citing the verse

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