“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Kedoshim 5782

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “You shall love your friend as yourself – I am the Lord“ (Leviticus 19:18) These five Hebrew words – “You shall love your friend as yourself” –

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Rabbanit Sally Mayer

Parshat Kedoshim: And Counting

And Counting: Insights into Parshat Kedoshim Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program In Parashat Kedoshim, we read of the mitvza of Orlah: when we plant a fruit tree, we may

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“Parsha and Purpose” – Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5781

“Parsha and Purpose” – Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5781 Rabbi Kenneth Brander’s weekly insights into the parsha  “Expanding the Orthodox Tent to Include Gay and Lesbian Jews “ Click here for text Click here for audio Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur

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rabbi chaim navon

Parshat Emor: The Meaning in the Process

Parshat Emor: The Meaning in the Process By Rabbi Chaim Navon, senior faculty of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Hadas Program – The Claudia Cohen Torah/Army Program When God sizes us up, he isn’t merely interested in whether we’ve advanced the great future

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David Nekrutman

Parshat Kedoshim: You Shall be Holy

Parshat Kedoshim: You Shall be Holy By David Nekrutman, Executive Director of the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) “דבר אל כל עדת בני ישראל ואמרת אלהם קדשים תהיו כי קדוש אני ה’ אלקיכם“ “Speak to the entire congregation

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Kedoshim 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel and say to them: You shall be holy, for I the Lord your God am holy. (Leviticus 19:2)

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5778

Parshat Acharei Mot-Kedoshim (Leviticus 16:1-20:27) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “You must surely instruct your colleague, so that you not bear the brunt of his sin” (Lev. 19:17). Judaism teaches us that “every Israelite is responsible for the other.” Except for

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“Parsha to the Point” – Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5778

Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5778 (Leviticus 16:1-20:27) Rabbi David Stav This Shabbat, we will read the Torah portions Acharei Mot and Kedoshim. Though these two parashot ostensibly cover entirely different subjects, they share something profound in common, which is also tied to how

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