Temple Talk is a weekly internet radio webcast with Rabbi Chaim Richman and Yitzchak Reuven of the Temple Institute.
This week features:
Why Does the Heart of the Torah Begin with a Still Small Voice?
Purim and the Book of Vayikra: Little Children, Old Prejudices, and Gross Misunderstandings
The joy of Adar abounds as Temple Talk hosts Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Richman prepare for the awesome day of Purim which is quickly approaching. But what is true joy? Is Purim a time for revelry and ribaldry? Or is there something deeper going on? Our hosts consider the matter and decide that Purim is the most misunderstood holiday on the calendar. We begin reading the book of Leviticus this week, which our hosts call the “Book of G-d’s Rights.” They find that like vanilla and Purim, Leviticus is lonely… misunderstood, isolated and not fully appreciated for what it really is. It’s secret is communicated very quietly in its first three words: “And He called… “