Behukotai

Parshat Behukotai (Leviticus 26:3-27:34) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – What is the truest definition of freedom? I believe that an exploration of a difference of interpretation between two Talmudic Sages on a phrase in our Torah portion will shed a great deal of light on these fundamental existential questions. Commenting on the verse which …

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Parshat Behukotai 5778 (Leviticus 26:3-27:34) Rabbi David Stav This Shabbat, we will conclude the reading of the third book of the Torah – the Book of Leviticus (Vayikra) – and the process by which the commandments were given at Mount Sinai. One of the peak moments is the “chapter of rebuke”, in which God tells the …

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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 which you live and in the midst of which I (God) dwell, since I (God), …

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Rabbi Riskin (credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Behukotai (Leviticus 26:3-27:34) Efrat, Israel – What is the truest definition of freedom? I believe that an exploration of a difference of interpretation between two Talmudic Sages on a phrase in our Torah portion will shed a great deal of light on these fundamental existential questions. Commenting on the verse which submits that …

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