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BALAAM and HATRED – Balak – Num. 22:2 – 25:9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BALAAM and HATRED – Balak – Num. 22:2 – 25:9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon A Moabite king named Balak fears a possible invasion by the Israelite forces who are camped nearby. They just fought and defeated the forces of Emor … Continue reading

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HEEL AND TOE – “Eykev” – Deut. 7:12-11:25, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HEEL AND TOE – “Eykev” – Deut. 7:12-11:25, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon The name of this week’s reading is EYKEV – meaning a result. “Eykev tishm’oon” it says – As a result of listening to the commandments and following them, … Continue reading

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BILAAM OR MICAH? – Balak – Num. 22:2—25:9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BILAAM OR MICAH? – Balak – Num. 22:2—25:9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week gives us a Sedrah and a Haftorah that are both full of marvelous, famous lines to quote. Our first prayer when we enter a synagogue is … Continue reading

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FOR ALL US TALKING DONKEYS – Numbers 22-31 – Balak – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

FOR ALL US TALKING DONKEYS – Numbers 22-31 – Balak – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon You see your friend riding a bicycle too close to the lane of a fast moving truck, what do you do? You yell “Look out!” … Continue reading

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HEEL AND TOE – “EYKEV” – Deut. 7:12-11:25, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HEEL AND TOE – “EYKEV” – Deut. 7:12-11:25, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon The name of this week’s reading is EYKEV – meaning a result. “Eykev tishm’oon” it says – As a result of listening to the commandments and following them, … Continue reading

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