Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Broken Shards or Stuff of the Divine?

Torah Lights from Efrat in the Judean Hills., 9/20/2013, 12:20 AM

Teshuva Drasha in Jerusalem 5774

The Chief Rabbi of Efrat gives a yearly standing-room-only lecture on Repentance in Jerusalem's main synagogue before Yom Kippur. A7 brings it to you, followed by the rabbi's weekly dvar Torah., 9/12/2013, 3:46 PM

Ohr Torah: Terua and Tekiya

Torah Lights on the creation of man on Rosh Hashana., 9/4/2013, 3:45 PM

Ohr Torah on the Parsha: The World Community

Torah Lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion in the Judean Hills. What is the significance of this third covenant at Moab, before Israel's entry into the Holy Land?, 8/30/2013, 1:57 PM

Ohr Torah on the Parsha: "Louder!" the Rebbe Said

The Light of Torah from Efrat, Gush Etzion in the Judean Hills., 8/23/2013, 4:09 PM

Ohr Torah on the Parsha: Hired Hands

Dvar Torah from the city of Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills., 8/16/2013, 5:13 PM

Ohr Torah on the Parsha: Innocent Civilians

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean hills., 8/8/2013, 8:10 AM

Ohr Torah: All Kinds of Jews

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the hills of Judea., 8/1/2013, 5:11 PM

Ohr Torah on the Parsha

Torah from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills., 7/25/2013, 10:52 PM

Ohr Torah: "Comfort You, My People"

Weekly Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills., 7/18/2013, 12:25 AM

Ohr Torah: On Hareidi Enlistment

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion in the Judean Hills., 7/8/2013, 7:09 AM

Ohr Torah on Pinchas: Political Leadership

Torah lights from Efrat in the Judean hills of Gush Etzion., 6/28/2013, 7:10 AM

Torah Lights on the Parsha: Hitting the Rock

Torah from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills., 6/13/2013, 9:07 AM

Ohr Torah: The Three Camps

From Efrat in the hills of Judea, thoughts on the parsha ., 6/7/2013, 7:31 AM

Ohr Torah on the Parsha: Believe in Yourself

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean hills., 5/31/2013, 9:44 AM

Ohr Torah: Childhood Memories

Pesach sheni in the parsha sparks an analogy to childhood memories., 5/24/2013, 7:21 AM

Torah Lights: Ruth, Esther and the "Sota"

Revisiting the two stories to see how they differ from that of the Sota. Torah insights from Ohr Torah in Gush Etzion., 5/16/2013, 7:10 AM

Ohr Torah:Minorities in Israel

Torah lights from Efrat in the Judean Hills, Gush Etzion., 5/3/2013, 12:25 PM

Ohr Torah: Martyrdom

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills: there are certain commandments that assume special importance in certain historical periods., 4/25/2013, 9:50 AM

Ohr Torah: How to Instruct and Be Heard

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean hills., 4/18/2013, 10:53 AM

Ohr Torah: Two Pigeons

Torah Lights from Efrat in the Judean Hills., 4/11/2013, 11:25 AM

Ohr Torah on the Parsha: Transcendence and Tragedy

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion in the Judean Hills., 4/4/2013, 9:05 PM

Last Day of Pesach: The Red Sea Crossing

Torah Lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion in the Judean Hills., 3/28/2013, 10:01 PM

Torah Lights on Shabbat Hagadol

Ohr Torah - Torah lights - from the city of Efrata in the Judean Hills of Gush Etzion., 3/21/2013, 8:40 PM

Torah Lights: I Sacrifice, Therefore I Am

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills., 3/13/2013, 11:30 PM

Ohr Torah for Vayakhel-Pikudei

How is God manifested in the world? Torah lights from Efrat, in Gush Etzion., 3/8/2013, 11:33 AM

Torah Lights for Ki Tisa

Torah Ohr from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the hills of Judea., 3/1/2013, 12:11 AM

Torah Ohr: Special Vestments/Purim Video

Torah Lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills., 2/22/2013, 2:16 PM

Ohr Torah on Trumah: Transparent and Opaque

Torah lights from Efrat, Gush Etzion in the Judean hills., 2/15/2013, 12:43 AM

Torah Lights on the Parsha: Repeated Help

Thoughts on the parsha from Ohr Torah in Efrat, in the Judean hills., 2/7/2013, 6:12 PM

Torah Lights on Yitro: The Thickness of a Cloud

Ohr Torah, the light of Torah, from Efrat in Gush Etzion, the Judean hills., 2/1/2013, 10:23 AM

Torah Lights on B'shalach: Singing at the Sea

Torah from Ohr Torah, in Efrat, the Judean Hills., 1/25/2013, 9:32 AM

Torah Lights on Parshat Bo

Change wrought by human faith and action demands human responsibility. Torah insights from Efrat in the Judean hills., 1/17/2013, 11:20 PM

Torah Lights on Shmot:

The effects of slavery on the human spirit., 1/3/2013, 4:28 PM

Torah Lights on Vayechi: Jacob, Joseph, Judah

Ohr Torah from Efrat, Gush Etzion in the Judean Hills., 12/27/2012, 1:26 PM

Torah Ohr: Sabbath Candles and Hanukkah Lights

Torah from Efrat, in the Judean hills of Gush Etzion., 12/13/2012, 9:21 AM

Torah Lights: The Story is Only Beginning...

Torah insights on the parsha, from Efrat, in the Judean hills of Gush Etzion., 12/6/2012, 9:58 AM

Ohr Torah on Vayishlach: Twin Camps

Torah insights from Efrat, in the Judean hills., 11/30/2012, 7:54 AM

Torah Lights on Vayetze: Isaac and Peace Now

Torah from the Efrat in the Judean hills. Insights from the parsha that are applicable today., 11/22/2012, 9:27 PM

Torah Lights: The Hesder Yeshiva Soldiers

Torah from Efrat, Gush Etzion in the Judean hills: The hesder yeshivas got their inspiration from Rebecca., 11/16/2012, 9:30 AM

Torah Lights: Where Was Mother Sarah?

Torah insights from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean hills., 11/9/2012, 10:17 AM

Torah Lights: The Akeda

Torah from Efrat in the Judean hills of Gush Etzion. Why did the akeda story happen?, 11/2/2012, 7:43 AM

Torah Lights on Lekh Lekha

Torah thoughts from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean hills., 10/25/2012, 11:07 PM

Torah Lights: Theme of Creation and the Holidays

Torah insights from Efrat in the Judean Hills of Gush Etzion., 10/11/2012, 9:54 AM

Torah Lights for Chol Hamoed Sukkot

Torah from the city of Efrat in the Judean hills of Gush Etzion., 10/5/2012, 8:03 AM

Torah Lights on Sukkot

Torah from Efrat in Gush Etzion, the Judean Hills., 9/27/2012, 5:36 PM

Torah Lights on Shabbat Shuva

Water as a motif of the Yom Kippur fast. , 9/20/2012, 8:41 PM

Torah Lights on Ki Tavo

Dvar Torah from Efrat in the Judean Hills., 9/6/2012, 10:18 PM

Torah Lights on Ki Tetsei: Parenting

Torah thoughts on the weekly portion from the Chief Rabbi of Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills. , 8/31/2012, 9:14 AM

Torah Lights on Shoftim

Torah from Gush Etzion in the Judean Hills., 8/24/2012, 11:39 AM

Torah Lights for Re'eh

The Bible is concerned – and the government of Israel must be concerned – for every citizen’s ability to have a suitable roof over their head and a healthy meal on their table. , 8/16/2012, 5:34 PM

Torah Lights on Eikev

Torah from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills., 8/9/2012, 10:02 AM

Torah Lights for Shabbat Nachamu

Thoughts on the weekly Torah reading - and this week on the Haftorah - from Efrat, Gush Etzion, in the Judean Hills., 8/3/2012, 12:11 AM

Torah Lights for Dvarim and Tisha B'Av

Dvar Torah from Efrat in Gush Etzion, the Judean Hills., 7/27/2012, 1:14 PM

Light of Torah from Efrat: Matot-Masei

How can the Torah command us to kill men, women and children of the seven peoples in Canaan? Dvar Torah from Efrat in the Judean Hills., 7/20/2012, 4:27 PM

Leadership in Parshat Pinchas

Torah from Efrat in the Judean hills., 7/13/2012, 2:11 PM