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Tu B'Shevat - The New Year for Trees and the Re-stirring of Our Souls and of Israel's Destiny
1/18/2011, 11:35 PM

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Yitro, the High Priest of Midian and father -in-law of Moshe is a living guide to the spiritual searcher in all of us. Leaving behind a lifetime of misconceptions, sacrificing status and comfort, risking social and family ties, and tossing personal pride to the four winds, Yitro attaches his fate to the G-d of Israel and to the nation that G-d loves. In the dead of winter, when we need it most, here comes Tu B'Shevat, the new year for trees. Wednesday night-Thursday is the 15th day of Shevat. Take a moment, contemplate the beauty of trees, and feel your own spiritual sap rising in your souls. On Tu B'Shevat all G-d's world receives a dose of redemption!

This week from the TEMPLE INSTITUTE:

WEEKLY TORAH PORTION: Yitro: When Yitro (Jethro) the High Priest of Midian, expert practitioner of all forms of idol worship, tells his son in law Moses, "'Blessed be HaShem, who has delivered you out of the hand of the Egyptians... Now I know that HaShem is greater than all gods...' " it is an unparalleled sanctification of G-d's name.

BAT MELECH, with Rena Richman: ZIPPORAH THE PROPHET: Zipporah, the daughter of Yitro - Jethro – and the bride of Moses, was a righteous woman of great spiritual depth, in her own right. Available Wednesday, January 19.

LIGHT TO THE NATIONS, with Rabbi Chaim Richman:  BUILDING THE HOLY TEMPLE: WHOSE RESPONSIBILITY IS IT, ANYWAY?  PART V: G-d commands and man fulfills. The long anticipated coming of themoshiach is not linked in any way to Israel’s obligation to build the Holy Temple, as explicitly commanded in Torah by G-d to the Jewish people. Nor is the popular notion that the Holy Temple will descend from heaven ready-built based in Torah or halachic reality.
provide the answer. Available Thursday, January 20.

FROM EXILE TO REDEMPTION: “Sing to the L-rd a New Song; Sing to the
L-rd, All the Earth!” (Psalms 96)

Rabbi Chaim Richman's speaking tour across the midwest and western United States is in full swing. For detailed information about his upcoming engagements, please click here:

We look forward to seeing you and sharing with you the timely and essential message of the Song of Redemption for Israel and the world.

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Rabbi Chaim Richman is the international director of the Temple Institute in Jerusalem which is dedicated to rebuilding the Holy Temple (Beit HaMikdash). He is a member of the current effort to revive the Sanhedrin and the author of ten books including Mystery of the Red Heifer and A House of Prayer for All Nations. Yitzchak Reuven works at the Temple Institute in Jerusalem. He previously worked building Biblical harps and other musical instruments for use in the Holy Temple. He and Rabbi Chaim Richman have been friends since their Israeli army days. They host the Temple Talk podcast dealing with issues of the Temple Mount and the weekly Torah parsha every Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Israel time (11 a.m. U.S. EST) on Israel National Radio. Contact Rabbi Richman at:
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