This week features:
The Flags of Jerusalem Day and the Flags of Mount Sinai
From Jerusalem Day to Shavuout: A Lesson in Jewish Unity 101
As we prepare to usher in the book of Bamidbar (Numbers) which we will begin reading this Shabbat, this week’s edition of Temple Talk focuses on the observance of Jerusalem Day, which this year marks the 46th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem in the 1967 Six Day War. Yitzchak Reuven and Rabbi Richman reflect on the amazing spiritual significance of this special day, and its connection, exactly one week later, to the festival of Shavuot, which commemorates Israel receiving the Torah at the Sinai Revelation. What’s the connection? Here’s a hint: One is not the loneliest number!