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THE SABBATH OF EYKEV by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

If my readers will put up with a personal Torah message, this week’s reading in Deuteronomy chapters 7 through 11– called Eykev — has a special meaning for me. Every year certain dates bring special memories. Yortzite – or Yarzeit … Continue reading

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On Wednesday May 30th — 9th day in Sivan — I had the sad honor to officiate at the funeral of General Shimon Erem. He was a true Shomer Yisrael — a guardian of Israel. After a career in the … Continue reading

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   At our Seder, a teenage guest named Natalie asked a question that is not in the Haggadah.   “We have Pesach to celebrate the end of Egyptian slavery,” she said, “so why don’t we have a holiday to celebrate the … Continue reading

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