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Torah Portion – Vayakhel

February 19th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   “(Bezalel) made two golden cherubs, hammering them out from the two ends of the cover (kapporet)… The cherubs had their wings outstretched upward so as to shield  the ark-cover with their wings; ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Ki Tisa

February 12th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   “When Moses came down from Mount Sinai with the two tablets of the covenant law in his hands, he was not aware that his face was radiant because he had spoken with ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Tetzaveh

February 5th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin The Torah portion of Tetzaveh is dedicated to Aaron and his children, the High Priest and the Holy Temple priesthood. We are given a precise description of the ritual by which they were ... Read More


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TorahPortion – Mishpatim

January 29th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb   My grandfather, Max Hartman, came to America at the turn of the 20th century but remained totally observant of all Jewish religious practices. He eventually started his own business and ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Mishpatim

January 22nd, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   If two religiously observant Jews are engaged in a disagreement that has financial ramifications, are they permitted to go to a secular court to arbitrate their dispute or must they go to ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Yitro

January 15th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin “The Lord descended on Mount Sinai… and Moses went up…And the Lord said to Moses, ‘Go down’…”  (Exodus 19:21) The verses immediately preceding the Decalogue Revelation at Sinai are curious, to say the ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Beshalach

January 8th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin The miracle at the Re(e)d Sea was expressed through song: the song sung by Moses and the Children of Israel and the song sung by Miriam with all of the women, amid drumming ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Bo

December 31st, 2013 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin When your children will say to you, ‘What is this service to you?’You shall say, “It is the Passover service to God”’ Why does the author of the Haggadah call the questioner in ... Read More


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