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WHO WANTS WAR? by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHO WANTS WAR? By Baruch Cohon   This is always a fair question.  A population that enjoys reasonable degrees of freedom and prosperity can be expected to reject any prospect of war.  But a violent threat from a possible invader changes everything. … Continue reading

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PROCLAIM LIBERTY – NOW by Baruch Cohon

PROCLAIM LIBERTY – NOWBy Baruch Cohon As engraved on the Liberty Bell, the 11 famous words “Proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof” are a translation of 5 Hebrew words in one of the final chapters … Continue reading

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SPECIAL DAY – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

SPECIAL DAY – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon “No, not today.  Today is a special day in our family, it’s the anniversary of ….“  How many times did you hear that?  Family histories give us various kinds of annual occasions.  Birthdays, … Continue reading

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You had a Question?          By Rabbi Baruch Cohon

You had a Question?          By Rabbi Baruch Cohon Many doctrines don’t want to be challenged.  Whether religious, political or psychological, their protagonists fully expect to proclaim these doctrines – to teach them – without ever having to defend them. A … Continue reading

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The Freedom Miracle – by Baruch Cohon

The Freedom Miracle – by Baruch Cohon Every year the festival of Passover reminds us Jews that our ancestors were once slaves in Egypt.  And every year the anniversary of the Emancipation proclamation reminds Black Americans that some of their … Continue reading

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