Temple Talk

How evil talk corrodes one's own being

How evil talk corrodes one's own being

Swinging wildly from a lack of nerve to a whole lotta nerve.Yitzchak Reuven, 6/18/2020, 6:58 AM
When the deadly pandemic hit the people of Israel

When the deadly pandemic hit the people of Israel

From grapes to grasshoppers: What the 12 Spies saw.Yitzchak Reuven, 6/12/2020, 3:52 AM
As Jews again ascend to Temple Mount, America descends into chaos

As Jews again ascend to Temple Mount, America descends into chaos

Israel begins its journey to the Promised Land: What became of Jethro, Moshe's father-in-law, and who are his children today?Yitzchak Reuven, 6/5/2020, 3:43 AM
Jerusalem of Gold and the unmitigated nerve of Israel's Judges

Jerusalem of Gold and the unmitigated nerve of Israel's Judges

What did the olim on Operation Solomon know that our judges ignore?Yitzchak Reuven, 5/27/2020, 6:56 AM
Longing to return to the Temple Mount

Longing to return to the Temple Mount

53 years since the liberation and reunification of Jerusalem.Yitzchak Reuven, 5/21/2020, 5:30 AM
The strength of the Land of Israel against the coronavirus

The strength of the Land of Israel against the coronavirus

The living, breathing land of Israel is part of serving G-d and bringing His presence into our world.Yitzchak Reuven, 5/15/2020, 7:06 AM
The uniqueness of the Jewish people: When bigotry becomes positive

The uniqueness of the Jewish people: When bigotry becomes positive

The additional responsibilities of being Kohanim to a nation tasked with holiness.Yitzchak Reuven, 5/7/2020, 5:11 AM
How do we need to behave in order to make the land our own?

How do we need to behave in order to make the land our own?

From Zikaron to Atzmaut - Days of Remembrance & Celebration.Yitzchak Reuven, 4/29/2020, 6:56 AM
The art of memory: Knowing where we came from and where we are going

The art of memory: Knowing where we came from and where we are going

What goes in is what comes out: Life lessons from the heart of Leviticus.Yitzchak Reuven, 4/23/2020, 11:55 PM
Passover in the time of coronavirus: Stay behind closed doors to be safe from the plague

Passover in the time of coronavirus: Stay behind closed doors to be safe from the plague

Jerusalem's pre-Passover hustle & bustle hushed as we wage war against coronavirus.Yitzchak Reuven, 4/2/2020, 3:55 AM
Coronavirus: An opportunity for reflection and a new beginning

Coronavirus: An opportunity for reflection and a new beginning

The first and finest month of Nisan: The best is yet to come.Yitzchak Reuven, 3/26/2020, 4:45 AM
Is there a message behind the coronavirus pandemic?

Is there a message behind the coronavirus pandemic?

Coronavirus and the need to bring HaShem into our world.Yitzchak Reuven, 3/19/2020, 6:30 AM
Election Day in Israel and remembering Amalek

Election Day in Israel and remembering Amalek

The essential ingredients of brotherhood and unity in building a Tabernacle.Yitzchak Reuven, 3/5/2020, 11:44 PM
Build for me a sanctuary: The sweetest words ever spoken

Build for me a sanctuary: The sweetest words ever spoken

An offering from every person whose heart inspires him to generosity.Yitzchak Reuven, 2/27/2020, 6:59 AM
Tsunami of commandments: how to connect to G-d?

Tsunami of commandments: how to connect to G-d?

A vision at the foot of Mount Sinai: Eat, drink, and be humble.Yitzchak Reuven, 2/21/2020, 1:12 AM
The deal of eternity of the Jewish nation

The deal of eternity of the Jewish nation

Making it to Sinai, united in heart, ready and willing to hear and do G-d's word.Yitzchak Reuven, 2/14/2020, 3:39 AM
What does the Deal of the Century mean to the eternal people?

What does the Deal of the Century mean to the eternal people?

Crossing the Sea of Reeds, yesterday and today.Yitzchak Reuven, 2/7/2020, 2:19 AM
How is the Exodus from Egypt an experience for all generations?

How is the Exodus from Egypt an experience for all generations?

Life lessons of the Egyptian exile and exodus for our time.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 1/30/2020, 4:03 AM
The roots of Auschwitz in the killing fields of Pharaoh’s Egypt

The roots of Auschwitz in the killing fields of Pharaoh’s Egypt

The Ten Plagues and G-d’s message to the world: Denial is not just a river in Egypt.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 1/23/2020, 5:07 AM
Egypt, Brooklyn, and understanding the Jewish experience

Egypt, Brooklyn, and understanding the Jewish experience

Exiles past and present: Time to remember the Holy Temple.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 1/8/2020, 5:59 AM
Anti-Semitism: The historical template of Exile and Redemption

Anti-Semitism: The historical template of Exile and Redemption

Joseph’s reunion with Benjamin: Gazing into the future.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 1/2/2020, 6:59 AM
The eternal struggle between light and darkness

The eternal struggle between light and darkness

A fascinating discussion of the spiritual underpinnings and dimensions of this special holiday.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 12/26/2019, 4:06 AM
No rest for the righteous

No rest for the righteous

Hashem works behind the scenes to make sure that history happens.Yitzchak Reuven, 12/20/2019, 3:11 AM
When Jacob defeated the United Nations and the European Union

When Jacob defeated the United Nations and the European Union

Jacob's 3-part contingency plan: Appeasement, prayer and war.Yitzchak Reuven, 12/12/2019, 3:22 AM
Stairway to Heaven vs. Dust in the Wind

Stairway to Heaven vs. Dust in the Wind

Kislev and the clash of cultures: Seeing is believing, or believing is seeing?Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 12/6/2019, 4:16 AM
The hunter seeks to exploit the world

The hunter seeks to exploit the world

What are the main differences and similarities between Yaakov and Esav and how does this apply to each and every one of us?Rabbi Chaim Richman, 11/28/2019, 4:01 AM
Hevron: Gateway to both the Land of Israel and the world to come

Hevron: Gateway to both the Land of Israel and the world to come

Abraham our Father, Mike Pompeo, and Jewish sovereignty in the Land of Israel.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 11/22/2019, 2:40 AM
The winds of war vs. the kindness of Abraham

The winds of war vs. the kindness of Abraham

Shining a light in dark times.Rabbi Chaim Richman, 11/14/2019, 6:52 AM
When G-d finally finds a friend

When G-d finally finds a friend

Maimonides Day on the Temple Mount: The changing reality of Jewish prayer.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 11/7/2019, 4:28 PM
Winter is approaching: Is all the rain a blessing?

Winter is approaching: Is all the rain a blessing?

Water, water everywhere: The blessing of rain vs. the retribution of the Great Flood.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 10/30/2019, 6:52 AM
Back to the Garden of Eden: Challenges of choice

Back to the Garden of Eden: Challenges of choice

Deuteronomy to Genesis: The secret of the broken tablets.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 10/24/2019, 6:53 AM
Forgiving others and forgiving ourselves

Forgiving others and forgiving ourselves

The Story of Jonah: This Yom Kippur, Don’t Forget to Pray for the Whole World.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 10/7/2019, 10:27 PM
Judgement of Rosh Hashanah: Joy mixed with trepidation

Judgement of Rosh Hashanah: Joy mixed with trepidation

The shofar of Mount Sinai and the shofar of Rosh Hashanah: A divine cosmic wink.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 9/27/2019, 1:32 AM
Torah shining forth from the midst of idolatry

Torah shining forth from the midst of idolatry

Rabbi Chaim Richman, back from India, shares his adventures and unique Torah insights.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 9/19/2019, 6:59 AM
Fighting for the beauty deep within ourselves

Fighting for the beauty deep within ourselves

Giving ourselves a fair shake in Elul.Yitzchak Reuven, 9/12/2019, 7:18 AM
Be your own gatekeeper, and wake up beautiful you

Be your own gatekeeper, and wake up beautiful you

Rosh Hashanah is around the corner and now is the time to prepare to stand before the Creator and declare Him King of all creation.Yitzchak Reuven, 9/5/2019, 5:59 AM
Israel needs full sovereignty over the place of the Holy Temple

Israel needs full sovereignty over the place of the Holy Temple

Arab intrigues on the Temple Mount and the opportunities they Present.Yitzchak Reuven, 8/28/2019, 6:02 AM
Israel boycotts the anti-Semites and is demonized

Israel boycotts the anti-Semites and is demonized

The divine promise of the Land of Israel vs. the hatred and lies of Tlaib and Omar.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 8/22/2019, 5:33 PM
Making history on the Temple Mount

Making history on the Temple Mount

A first-hand account of the historic ascent of 1729 Jews to the Temple Mount on the fast day of Tisha B'AvRabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 8/15/2019, 5:03 AM
What’s really missing from the world?

What’s really missing from the world?

The destruction of the Holy Temple: What’s really missing from the world?Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 8/8/2019, 11:51 PM
Where can you find cities of refuge from accidental murder?

Where can you find cities of refuge from accidental murder?

The Holy Temple: World headquarters of heightened sensitivity.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 7/31/2019, 11:49 PM
Is the grass greener on the other side of the Jordan?

Is the grass greener on the other side of the Jordan?

The Three Weeks of Mourning for the Holy Temple: From fasting to rebuilding.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 7/25/2019, 2:20 AM
Transformation into a Nation of Individuals

Transformation into a Nation of Individuals

True love of the Land of Israel and a new generation of leadership.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 7/17/2019, 2:46 AM
The evil-eyed Prophet Bilaam, founder of the BDS movement

The evil-eyed Prophet Bilaam, founder of the BDS movement

Parashat Bilaam and the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 7/10/2019, 4:37 PM
The ordinance of the red heifer - Our ticket to the Holy Temple

The ordinance of the red heifer - Our ticket to the Holy Temple

Two strikes (on the rock) and you're out: Watching the Nation of Israel grow up.Yitzchak Reuven, 7/4/2019, 5:56 AM
How does peace accompany Israel throughout the generations?

How does peace accompany Israel throughout the generations?

The lost generation of the desert: Disgruntled, discouraged and defiant.Yitzchak Reuven, 6/26/2019, 7:00 AM
Fake news: From the days of the spies until the days of Trump

Fake news: From the days of the spies until the days of Trump

The spies who came in from the Promised Land: One evil report and forty years in the wilderness.Yitzchak Reuven, 6/21/2019, 2:22 AM
Divine signs in our life journeys

Divine signs in our life journeys

Life lessons from the inscrutable generation of the desert.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 6/12/2019, 11:27 PM
‘Love of Israel’ means telling the truth: It’s time to come home

‘Love of Israel’ means telling the truth: It’s time to come home

From Jerusalem Day to Shavuot: The flags of unity.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 5/29/2019, 8:10 PM
Lag Ba’omer vs. Eurovision: The blessings and the curses

Lag Ba’omer vs. Eurovision: The blessings and the curses

The rise of anti-Semitism and the curse of Exile.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitschak Reuven, 5/22/2019, 8:29 PM
The days of Counting the Omer: An inner spiritual workshop

The days of Counting the Omer: An inner spiritual workshop

Readings in Leviticus: Revealing G-dliness in this world.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 5/15/2019, 1:17 AM
The State of Israel: The memory that leads to rebirth

The State of Israel: The memory that leads to rebirth

What the State of Israel means for the Jewish people and all humanity.Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Chaim Richman, 5/8/2019, 4:56 PM
Anti-Semitism vs. the Omer: The meaning of Jewish existence

Anti-Semitism vs. the Omer: The meaning of Jewish existence

The life-changing potential inherent in time.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 5/1/2019, 1:16 PM
The Passover offering & world opinion: Just do it

The Passover offering & world opinion: Just do it

The ‘speaking mouth’ of Passover: Letting the world know that G-d is one.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 4/17/2019, 4:47 AM
The spiritual significance of Israeli elections

The spiritual significance of Israeli elections

Is it a coincidence that Israel goes to the polls this week, or are Israeli elections an integral part of the process of redemption?Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 4/9/2019, 1:13 AM
Israeli elections and the coming of Moshiach

Israeli elections and the coming of Moshiach

Ancient Temple discoveries, Red Heifers, and the Golan Heights.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 4/3/2019, 12:58 PM
The eighth day: A celebration of the Divine Presence

The eighth day: A celebration of the Divine Presence

Serving G-d with joy, according to His rules.Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven, 3/27/2019, 6:54 AM