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Audio: The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side of the Jordan


Things Better Left Unsaid Dept.: The Unmentionable Innuendo of John Kerry.
7/4/2013, 12:13 PM

A7 Radio's "Temple Talk" with Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven
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Got Flocks? In this week's concluding Torah portions, Reuven, Gad, and half of Menashe have plenty of livestock, and are envious of the green grass in the Transjordan. Their flocks take precedence over their children. But their worldview was based on misplaced priorities. This week's Temple Talk takes umbrage with these tribes' spiritual heirs - those who place their material possessions over the fate of their children. Yitzhak Reuven and Rabbi Richman deliver a passionate overview of our generation's entrance into the Land of Israel. Plus: John Kerry, wherefore art thou? While we appreciate your hairdo, have you noticed that the world is crumbling into an abyss of decadence and destruction? Yet as always, Israel remains the intransigent troublemaker. 

Plus: Stay tuned for the world premiere of the Temple Institute's all new video production, "The Children are Ready - Tisha b'Av 5773" which will be available for viewing on Sunday, July 7th. A sequel to last year's highly successful "The Children are Ready" which has over 400,000 views, this year's Tisha b'Av video message is even more amazing! 

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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: InfoTempleInstitute@gmail.com
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