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Torah Portion – Behar

May 7th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb   My father, may he rest in peace, worked for many years in the garment industry for a company which manufactured ladies’ apparel, known as “Jubilee Blouse Company.” I was ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Emor

April 30th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   “They shall direct My people as to what is sacred and what is mundane; they shall inform them as to what is ritually impure and what is pure. … My teachings and ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Kedoshim

April 24th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Rabbi Ilana C. Garber   What was one of the holiest moments in your life? I remember my wedding day: standing under the chupah with my beloved, participating in the rituals of the wedding ceremony ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Chol Hamoed Pesach

April 17th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   While the Passover Seder is still freshly on our minds and taste buds, allow me to suggest an important lesson that we are likely to overlook. Fascinatingly, alongside Moshe, who is not ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Aharei Mot

April 9th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   “And you shall observe My decrees and My laws which a human being shall perform and he shall live by them; I am the Lord” (Lev. 18:5). It is fascinating that our ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Leviticus

April 1st, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   “This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing, he shall be brought unto the priest” (Lev. 14:2). Do houses have souls? Do nations? In the opening ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Tazria

March 26th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb   Have you ever been asked the question, “What is your earliest memory?” I have been asked that question many times. Considering the question posed, I had a clear image of ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Shemini

March 19th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   The two main subjects dealt with in this week’s Torah portion of Shemini seem to be totally removed one from the other. First, we read of the tragic death of the two ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Tzav

March 12th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   What is the Biblical definition of proper service of the Almighty? To what extent is the sacrificial cult a critical part of Jewish Divine service, and where do we place the sacrifices ... Read More


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Torah Portion – Vayikra

March 5th, 2014 | by ledger_admin

By Shlomo Riskin   “When a human being (adam) brings from amongst you a sacrificial offering to the Lord…” (Lev. 1:1-2) The Book of Leviticus is known throughout our Midrashic literature as Torat Kohanim, The Teachings ... Read More


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