Author Archives: Baruch

MAKING A MATCH – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon – Hayyey Sarah, Gen.23-25:18

MAKING A MATCH – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon – Hayyey Sarah, Gen.23-25:18 This week brings us the story of Eliezer the matchmaker.   Abraham’s major domo, Eliezer of Damascus, gets the problematic honor of travelling to his master’s birthplace to find … Continue reading

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SOME GREAT EXAMPLES – Vayera –Gen.18-22, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

SOME GREAT EXAMPLES – Vayera –Gen.18-22, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Laughter and lies, hospitality and holy terror – all these themes figure in this week’s Torah reading.  And all of them combine in the character of our father Abraham and … Continue reading

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I RAISED MY HAND – Gen.12-17 – Lekh l’kha – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

I RAISED MY HAND – Gen.12-17 – Lekh l’kha – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Last week’s reading identified Noah as the progenitor of the surviving human race after the Flood, and stated that Noah was selected to survive because he … Continue reading

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         NOAH WHERE ARE YOU?  — Sedrah Noach –Gen. 6 – 11, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

NOAH WHERE ARE YOU?  — Sedrah Noach —Gen. 6 – 11, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon “The end of all flesh is come before Me.”  That is the Divine message Noah hears when he gets his mission to build an ark … Continue reading

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DOCTRINE AND DISPUTE – B’reisheet – Genesis – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

DOCTRINE AND DISPUTE – B’reisheet – Genesis – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon What did Charles Darwin discover? The doctrine of evolution; everyone knows that. And who am I to dispute with him? Many educated modern people will tell me that … Continue reading

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