A7 Radio's "Temple Talk" with Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven
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"Take my tears!" sings the legendary Jewish singer and entertainer, Avraham Fried. He's referring to a plea to G-d, to use our tears to build the Third Holy Temple. Wait a minute... am I hearing you right? What Torah is this written in? What planet are we on? Well, as another great Jewish singer and entertainer sings, "People are crazy and times are strange." In this week's uncut, unprecedented, uncensored Shavuot edition of Temple Talk, Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Richman, together with all of Israel, prepare to receive the Torah anew at Mount Sinai. But our hosts ask: Just what is the Torah we will be receiving? And how will it change us? And how will it change the world? And just what does it mean to be a Jew? "Take the rags away from your face, now ain't the time for your tears" sings our favorite perennial Jewish poet. Tune into this week's explosive, exclusive and unchained all-time special Temple Talk... but it will cost you. Be prepared to accept responsibility. Be prepared to hear the truth.
Also this week from the TEMPLE INSTITUTE:
WEEKLY TORAH PORTION: BAMIDBAR: One man, one voice, "We will do and we will obey!" The unity of the nation of Israel expressed upon receiving Torah at Mount Sinai, and reflected each year on Jerusalem Day, which precedes the festival of Shavuot by one week, is made possible through the twelve distinct flags of the twelve distinct tribes of Israel who made their encampment in the wilderness, around the Tabernacle - the heart of the nation. Through the unity of each individual soul of Israel, Torah is brought down from heaven and made manifest on earth - here in the land of Israel!
RABBI CHAIM RICHMAN IN THE USA, JUNE 2012: "IF YOU BUILD IT, HE WILL
COME:" From June 11th through June 20th, Rabbi Richman will be
speaking in different cities throughout Texas and New Mexico. Click
here for details:
"IF YOU BUILD IT, HE WILL COME:" Watch this three minute promotional
video for Rabbi Richman's upcoming tour!
THE 3RD ANNUAL TEMPLE MOUNT AWARENESS DAY HAPPENING: PART 5 NOW ON
YOUTUBE! Hillel Richman and Frankie Snyder, senior staff members of the Temple Mount Sifting Project lead an archaeological exploration of the exciting Temple Mount and Holy Temple related discoveries of the past year. Personally involved with the discovery of the most significant archaeological finds from the Temple Mount to date, Hillel and Frankie share their insights and experiences.
SWEET TREATS FOR SHAVUOT!
SHAVUOT GREETINGS FROM THE TEMPLE INSTITUTE: A short video greeting which reveals the intimate connection between receiving Torah at Sinai and bringing the first fruits to Jerusalem.
THE PILGRIM EXPERIENCE: The pilgrimage experience combined a sublime sense of expectation with an all-embracing feeling of total trust in HaShem, as Temple-goers left their farms and fields and made their way to Jerusalem and the Holy Temple. The festival of Shavuot, which celebrates the land of Israel and commemorates the receiving of Torah at Sinai epitomizes the total pilgrimage experience. Filmed at the southern wall of the Temple Mount.
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.