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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Pesach–First Days

April 19th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

  By Shlomo Riskin The Festival of Passover is called by our sages “the time of our freedom,” the celebration of our exodus from Egypt. It is also Biblically known as the “Festival of Matzot.” The ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Metzorah

April 14th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

  By Shlomo Riskin “And He shall restore the heart of the fathers to the children and the heart of the children to their fathers.” (Mal. 3:24) This coming Sabbath is known as Shabbat Hagadol, the ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Tzav

March 23rd, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb In our tradition, gratitude is a primary value. Bachya ibn Pakuda, in his renowned medieval book Duties of the Heart, stresses the centrality of gratitude in the religious experience. For him, ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Vayikra

March 16th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

By Shlomo Riskin “If the entire congregation of Israel commits an inadvertent violation as a result of (a mistaken legal decision of the Highest Court)….and they thereby violate one of the prohibitory commandments of God, they ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Pekudei

March 9th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

  By Shlomo Riskin “The cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the glory of God filled the Tabernacle… When the cloud was raised up from the Tabernacle, the Children of Israel would embark on all their ... Read More


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Torah Scroll ca. 2001

Torah Portion – Ki Tisa

February 24th, 2016 | by LedgerOnline

  By Shlomo Riskin “When you lift up the heads of the children of Israel to count them (in a census), let each one give an atonement offering for his soul when they are counted, so ... Read More


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