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"Parsha to the Point" – Haazinu 5777

Parshat Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1 – 32:52)  Rabbi David Stav  Many call this week’s portion, “Shirat Haazinu” (the “Song of Haazinu”) for three reasons. The first and most obvious reason is that the Torah itself calls these verses “shira” (song), as we find in Hashem’s instruction to Moshe in the previous portion: “And now, write for yourselves this song.” …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Haazinu 5777

Parshat Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1 – 32:52)  Rabbi David Stav  Many call this week’s portion, “Shirat Haazinu” (the “Song of Haazinu”) for three reasons. The first and most obvious reason is that the Torah itself calls these verses “shira” (song), as we find in Hashem’s instruction to Moshe in the previous portion: “And now, write for yourselves this song.” …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Haazinu 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1-32:52)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — Why must Sukkot occur in such close proximity to Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur? A fresh analysis of a famous dispute in the Talmud regarding precisely what it is that the sukka commemorates yields a fascinating answer to this question. Rabbi Akiva maintains that we are …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Haazinu 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1-32:52)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — Why must Sukkot occur in such close proximity to Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur? A fresh analysis of a famous dispute in the Talmud regarding precisely what it is that the sukka commemorates yields a fascinating answer to this question. Rabbi Akiva maintains that we are …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Chol Hamoed Sukkot 5776

Chol Hamoed Sukkot  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 week. But what are …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Chol Hamoed Sukkot 5776

Chol Hamoed Sukkot  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 week. But what are …

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אור תורה: האזינו

מקורה של השירה בעם ישראל הרב אלי אטיה   מדוע הקב”ה אומר למשה לפני מותו שהעם יחטא ויזנה אחרי אלוהי ניכר? מה המסר שעובר לעם ישראל בשירה, ומדוע יש צורך בשירת האזינו אשר תוכנה כבר נאמר במקומות אחרים? מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, י”א תשרי תשע”ו, 24/09/2015 שירת האזינו הינה שירה מפורסמת ובחלק מקהילות …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Haazinu 5776

Parshat Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1 – 32:52) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – ‘The Lord remembered Sarah as he had promised… Sarah conceived and bore a son…’ (Gen. 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 renewal. Hence I …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Haazinu 5776

Parshat Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1 – 32:52) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – ‘The Lord remembered Sarah as he had promised… Sarah conceived and bore a son…’ (Gen. 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 renewal. Hence I …

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Parshat Haazinu / Rosh Hashana 5774 – Rabbi Riskin (text)

Rabbi Riskin

Shabbat Shalom: Rosh Hashana / Parshat Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1-32:52)   This week’s “Shabbat Shalom” post has been dedicated by the Charif family of Sydney, Australia, in memory of Harry Sher, Hillel ben Chona, on the occasion of his 2 Tishrei yahrzeit Efrat, Israel– “On the seventh month, the first day of the month, shall be a Holy Convocation for …

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