Shemini

“Parsha to the Point” – Shemini 5778

Shemini 5778 (Leviticus 9:1-11:47)  Rabbi David Stav Following Passover, we resume reading the regular series of Torah readings, which contain the inauguration of the mishkan, the Tabernacle. After months of fund-raising to acquire the funds needed to build the mishkan, and a

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Shemini 5778

Parshat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – ‘And when Moses heard [Aaron’s argument] it found favor in his eyes’ (Leviticus 10:19). Our biblical portion opens with the exalting and exultant ceremonies of the consecration of the desert

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“Torah Lights” – Shemini 5778

“The First Brit after the Holocaust in the Klausenberger Rebbe’s Shul” – – Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s thoughts Parshat Shemini and Yom HaShoah  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin [evideo][/evideo]

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

“Shabbat Shalom” – Shemini 5777

Parshat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “And Nadav and Avihu, the sons of Aaron, each took his censer, placed fire on it, and laid incense thereon, and offered strange fire which He had not commanded them. And

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“Parsha to the Point” – Shemini 5777

Parshat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47) Rabbi David Stav  Why do we keep kosher? This week’s portion, Shemini, in discussing the kosher dietary laws, devotes no less than an entire chapter to delineating prohibited foods, such as insects and creeping animals, pigs, rabbits, and

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Shemini 5775

Parshat Shemini  (Leviticus 9:1-11:47) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Aaron’s sons, Nadav and Avihu, each took his pan, put fire in them, and placed incense upon it, and they brought before the Lord foreign fire, which He had not commanded

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Shemini 5775

Parshat Shemini  (Leviticus 9:1-11:47) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Aaron’s sons, Nadav and Avihu, each took his pan, put fire in them, and placed incense upon it, and they brought before the Lord foreign fire, which He had not commanded

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Shemini — Rabbi Riskin (text)

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47) Efrat, Israel –   “Speak to the children of Israel saying, ‘these are the creatures which you may eat from all of the animals upon the earth: any animal that has split hoofs with clefts through

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