Rabbi Rafi Eis

  The Secret of Yom Kippur’s Atonement Rabbi Rafi Eis Midreshet Lindenbaum Faculty The mystery of the Yom Kippur atonement begins with its placement in the Torah. While the atonement sacrifices are listed in Vayikra 4-7 and the Beit HaMikdash services for each chag appear in Vayikra 23, the Kohen Gadol’s Avodat Yom HaKippurim is …

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The Essential Menorah: Placing, Lighting and Illuminating Rabbi Rafi Eis Faculty, Midreshet Lindenbaum   In the process of discussing whether one can use the fire from one Chanukah candle to light another Chanukah candle, the gemara Shabbat 22b states: אמר רב הונא בריה דרב יהושע חזינא אי הדלקה עושה מצוה מדליקין מנר לנר ואי הנחה עושה …

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