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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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YOU KEPT THE WOMEN ALIVE? – “Mattos” Num.30-32 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

YOU KEPT THE WOMEN ALIVE? – “Mattos” Num.30-32 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Punishment, revenge, anger – all motivate the story we will read in this section called “Mattos,” literally “tribes.” The heads of the Israelite tribes hear Moses call … Continue reading

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BILAAM & BAAL-PEOR – “Balak”– Num.22:2 – 25:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BILAAM & BAAL-PEOR – “Balak”– Num.22:2 – 25:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Every week’s Torah reading has a name. A name can be just an important word from the first sentence, like “B’reyshis” – In the Beginning – or … Continue reading

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