Rabbi Riskin

“Shabbat Shalom” – Sukkot 5780

Shabbat Shalom: Chol HaMoed Sukkot By 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 …

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Rabbi Riskin’s Shabbat Shuva Drasha 5780 – Video

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s Shabbat Shuva Drasha 5780 (English) TOPIC:  “What is True Repentance? – Lessons from the Sequence of Festivals from Tisha B’Av through Simchat Torah” Delivered in memory of Gini and Hans Bachrach z”l Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Chana and Yaakov Tilles Campus in Jerusalem 4 Tishrei 5780 (October 3, 2019)

“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Haazinu 5780

Shabbat Shalom: Haazinu (Deuteronomy 32:1-32:52) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “The Lord remembered Sarah as he had promised… Sarah conceived and bore a son…” (Genesis 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 …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Vayelech 5780

Shabbat Shalom: Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “And Moses wrote this song on that day and taught it to the children of Israel.” (Deuteronomy 31:32) What is the song of the Torah? Moses himself refers to Torah as a “fiery law – esh dat” (Deut. 33:2), which the Midrash …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Nitzavim 5779

This week’s “Shabbat Shalom” has been sponsored by the Charif Family of Sydney Australia  in memory of Harry Sher (Hillel ben Chona) whose 22nd Yartzheit is on 2 Tishrei Shabbat Shalom: Nitzavim (Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “You are all standing before God your Lord – the heads of your …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Ki Tavo 5779

This week’s parsha commentary has been sponsored by Howard Wolfe in memory of his mother, Sylvia Wolfe (ציפורה בת שלמה זלמן, ז”ל) on the occasion of her 4th yahrzeit on the 19th of Elul Shabbat Shalom: Ki Tavo (Deuteronomy 26:10-29:8) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “For I have come to the land …

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