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A message for Purim – No. 2

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NOTE: Purim 5775 starts Wednesday night, March 4, 2015, and continues until sundown on Thursday. The Book of Esther is the last book in history that is part of the Tanach (the Bible). It teaches us how to behave in a world where G-d is no longer revealed directly but where He continues to supervise His world even though He ... Read More »

The Fast of the 9th of Av

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A recorded message from Rav Cherki about the fast of the 9th of Av. The fast of the Ninth of Av 5774 is on Tuesday August 5, 2014 (starting the night before). (If you do not see English subtitles, click “caption” button on the bottom of the screen.) We mark the ninth of the month of Av as the darkest ... Read More »

Shavuot as a Universal Holiday

* * * Shavuot 5775 is celebrated for one day in Israel (Sunday May 24, 2015) and for two days outside of Israel (Sunday-Monday, May 24-25, 2015). A message from Rav Cherki about the universality of Shavuot: There are 620 letters in the Ten Commandments, corresponding to the 613 mitzvot of the  Torah and the additional 7 mizvot of Bnei ... Read More »

Shavuot and Bikurim

* * * Shavuot 5775 is celebrated for one day in Israel (Sunday May 24, 2015) and for two days outside of Israel (Sunday-Monday, May 24-25, 2015). A message from Rav Cherki: The significance of Bikurim – giving away the first fruits: It is not explicitly written that the Torah was given on Shavuot, but the Torah does give the ... Read More »

Jerusalem Day and World Hisory

Rav Cherki explains the great significance of our history to the world as a whole. The world sees the Six Day War, which is marked by Jerusalem Day, as an event of Biblical proportions, and more and more people are turning to the Jews to learn from the prophecies as the Jews understand them. Many people instinctively feel that Jerusalem ... Read More »