A7 Radio's "Temple Talk" with Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven
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Beit El (INR) - Rabbi Chaim Richman of the Temple Institute made an impassioned response to US President Barack Obama's vision for dividing Israel's eternal capital, Jerusalem, and giving the Jewish people's ancestral heartland to PA Arabs.
"We are faced with many bin laden's every day, not just one, what gives you the right to decide we should negotiate with our bin laden's while you take yours out? " Richman asked of Obama.
"The only thing that makes it difficult to defend ourselves is American policy, " Richman said of Obama's assertion it would only be more difficult for Israel to defend herself in the future.
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 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Israel time (1pm U.S. EST) on Israel National Radio.