Monthly Archives: February 2018

D-DAY – a pre-Purim message — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

D-DAY – a pre-Purim message — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           This month we look forward to our supremely happy holiday, Purim.  We celebrate the risk that Queen Esther took, to reveal her identity to her impulsive royal husband, Akhashverosh … Continue reading

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RINGS ON THE ARK – Parsha T’rumah   by Rabbi Baruch Cohon  

RINGS ON THE ARK – Parsha T’rumah   by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Chapters 25-27 of Exodus provide a description of the first Jewish sanctuary in complete detail.  All it lacks is a blueprint, and succeeding generations of construction-minded scholars have supplied … Continue reading

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A MAJORITY OF ONE – “Mishpatim” – Ex. 21-24 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A MAJORITY OF ONE – “Mishpatim” – Ex. 21-24 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Following last week’s spectacle of receiving the Torah, with the people hearing the great principles of the Ten Commandments resounding from Mt. Sinai amid sacred … Continue reading

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ONE on One – “Yitro” – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ONE on One – “Yitro” – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Just 50 days after crossing the Red Sea, our ancestors receive the Torah at Mount Sinai.  One event gave them physical freedom.  The second made them … Continue reading

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