Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Head by Baruch Cohon

THE HEAD      In the Navy, the men’s room was called the Head.  And on WW2 ships it was exclusively a men’s room.  But that was the first American war when women who were not nurses were actually admitted … Continue reading

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COUNTING IN THE DESERT – Bamidbor – Numbers 1-4:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

COUNTING IN THE DESERT – Bamidbor – Numbers 1-4:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s reading gives its name to the entire book which it opens.  But the English name seems to bear no relationship to the Hebrew name of … Continue reading

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YOUR BANKRUPT BROTHER – Behar/Bekhukosai –Lev.25-27 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

YOUR BANKRUPT BROTHER – Behar/Bekhukosai —Lev.25-27 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s double reading covers the last three chapters in the Book of Leviticus, and also covers several subjects, so let’s single out just one.  In the classic translation … Continue reading

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