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BLESSINGS AND MUSIC – Naso– Num.4:21–7 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BLESSINGS AND MUSIC – Naso– Num.4:21–7 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          Of all the topics discussed in this reading, one that comes near the end is easily the most familiar, and perhaps most important for our generation.  It is … Continue reading

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BLESSINGS SURVIVE – Naso – Num. 4:21—7, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BLESSINGS SURVIVE – Naso – Num. 4:21—7, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Our reading this week recounts no less than five ancient practices that we no longer observe, no matter how pious we may be otherwise. No longer do the Levi … Continue reading

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A PUZZLING PARADOX – “Khukat” – Num. 19:1-22:1 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A PUZZLING PARADOX – “Khukat” – Num. 19:1-22:1 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s reading starts with what is frequently called the most irrational of Mitzvos, namely the sacrifice of the red heifer. The animal to be sacrificed is … Continue reading

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