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AMALEK and KHAMENEI – a pre-Purim Blog by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

AMALEK and KHAMENEI – a pre-Purim Blog by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Before we take that first Purim drink, let’s read the Torah. What passage do we read on the Sabbath before Purim? Zakhor – “Remember what Amalek did to you!” … Continue reading

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REMEMBER AMALEK – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

REMEMBER AMALEK – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon “Remember Amalek,” says this week’s special Torah reading for Shabat Zakhor, the Sabbath of Remembrance, preceding Purim. Our ancestors deliberately remembered brutal and crafty enemies like Amalek, and our sages linked them to … Continue reading

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AMALEK RETURNS — a Purim Blog by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

AMALEK RETURNS — a Purim Blog by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Before we take that first Purim drink, let’s read the Torah. What passage do we read on Purim? Vayavo Amalek – the story of a battle our ancestors fought in … Continue reading

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