Shlomo Riskin

Shlomo Riskin

Internationally renowned educator, speaker and author Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin attained rabbinical ordination at Yeshiva University from his mentor, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, and his Ph.D. from New York University. His outstanding contributions to Israel and to world Jewry over the course of his career have made him one of the leading voices of today’s Modern Orthodox world. Rabbi Riskin founded and serves as Chancellor of Ohr Torah Stone, a network of educational institutions based upon the synthesis of Torah values with contemporary living and tikkun olam. In 1983, Rabbi Riskin left a thriving career as spiritual leader of Manhattan’s Lincoln Square Synagogue to make aliya and become the founding chief rabbi of Efrat, Israel, where he lives today with his wife, children and grandchildren. He is a veteran contributor to The Jerusalem Post and among the books he has authored is the acclaimed five-volume Torah Lights series of commentary on the weekly Torah portions; a Passover hag
Pyramid in Egypt

Religious Zionism and hilltop youth

02/08/2019
New Olim from Ukraine, December 24th, 2018.

Who are the illegal Jews who have come to Israel?

01/12/2019
Council of the Chief Rabbinate

The disintegration of the Chief Rabbinate

07/03/2018
Shabbat candles

‘Religious coercion vs. religious conviction’

01/29/2018
PAKISTANI MUSLIMS offer prayers on friday. The author argues that Palestinians he met were not very

Muslim profiling and freedom of religious worship

02/29/2016
Ehud Olmert

A shanda!

02/22/2016
Rabbi David Lau

The Chief Rabbinate: Who is its constituency?

12/17/2015
National Archeological Museum in Athens

Athens vs Jerusalem

12/03/2015
Painting by Yoram Raanan

Love for fellow human beings

09/10/2015
Yoram Raanan

The Jewish message of love

09/03/2015
Painting by Yoram Raanan

Open the gates of conversion

08/27/2015
Painting by Yoram Raanan

Parshat Shoftim: Every human is a child of god

08/20/2015
Painting by Yoram Raanan

Parshat Re'eh: To transform fast days into festivals

08/13/2015
Painting by Yoram Raanan

Teaching tradition and Torah

08/06/2015
Painting by Yoram Raanan

Parshat Va’Et’Hanan:Righteous living is the remedy

07/30/2015
Painting by Yoram Raanan

Parshat Devarim Tisha B'av:Compassionate righteousness and moral justice

07/23/2015

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