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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Metzora 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Metzora (Leviticus 14:1-15:33) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – The Lord spoke to Moses and to Aaron saying,“When you come into the Land of Canaan which I give to you as an inheritance and I shall give you the plague of leprosy in the houses of the land of your inheritance.” …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Tazria 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Tazria (Leviticus 12:1-13:59) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “If a woman has conceived seed and born a male child: then she shall be unclean for seven days; as in the days of her menstrual sickness shall she be unclean.” (Leviticus 12:2) One of the greatest miracles of life is that …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Shmini 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1-11:47) By 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 there came forth fire from before God, and it devoured them, …

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“And the edict was given in Shushan the capital”

Rav Udi Abramowitz

“And the edict was given in Shushan the capital” Rabbi Dr. Udi Abramowitz, Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum – Lod This week’s parsha, Tzav, picks up where the previous parsha left off, and lists the various types of sacrifices. This time, however, it focuses on the special role of the priests in the offering of …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Tzav 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1- 8:36) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And the Lord spoke to Moses saying: ‘Command Aaron and his sons, saying, this is the law of the burnt offering…’” (Leviticus 6:1–2) When first encountering the concept of animal sacrifices in the book of Leviticus, we explored in depth the …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Tzav 5778

Parshat Tzav – Shabbat Hagadol (Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin The Sabbath before Pessah is called “The Great Sabbath” (Shabbat Hagadol) after the last verse of the reading from the prophets (haftara) for that day: “Behold I send you Elijah the Prophet before the coming of the great and awesome day of the …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Tzav 5777

Parshat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36) Rabbi David Stav  This Shabbat is called “Shabbat Hagadol” – the “Great Sabbath”. Many have tried to infuse meaning into this special name. Some associated the name with the great event that occurred as the Jewish people prepared to leave the Land of Egypt. They mustered up the courage to tie …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Tzav – Shabbat Hagadol 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1 – 8:36) – Shabbat Hagadol Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “Behold, I send you Elijah the Prophet before the coming of the great and awesome day of the Lord. And he will turn the hearts of the parents through their children and the hearts of the children through their parents” (Malachi 3:23-24). The …

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אור תורה: צו תשע”ו

Rabbanit Sally Mayer

תודה מאז ומתמיד סאלי מאיר מדוע קרבן התודה מכיל כמויות גדולות של לחם ונאכל בחיפזון גדול וכיצד ברכת הגומל ממלאת את מקומו לאחר שחרב בית מקדשנו? מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, י”ג אדר ב´ תשע”ו, 23/03/2016 בפרשת צו מתארת התורה את קרבן התודה – סוג של קרבן שלמים שיהודי מביא לאחר שהקב”ה הציל אותו …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Tzav 5776

Parshat Tzav (6:1-8:36)  Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Tzav takes a different approach to discussing the laws of korbanot (offerings) from the way in which they appeared in last week’s Torah portion. Instead of classifying the korbanot according to the person presenting them, differentiating between obligatory sacrifices and voluntary ones, and so forth, Parshat Tzav discusses the same …

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