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LOSING AND REMEMBERING – Khukas – Num. 19:1—22:1, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LOSING AND REMEMBERING – Khukas – Num. 19:1—22:1, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon All through this reading we will find the imminence and effect of losing treasured people. First it is Miriam who dies. We read simply that she dies and … Continue reading

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JACOB’S UNSPOKEN MESSAGE – Va-y’khee, Gen. 47:28—50:26 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

JACOB’S UNSPOKEN MESSAGE – Va-y’khee, Gen. 47:28—50:26 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Our father Jacob delivered a parting message to each of his 12 sons, on his deathbed. Certainly he pulled no punches in expressing his view of each of … Continue reading

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HE LIVED, DO WE? – Va-y’khee – Gen. 47:28 – 50:26, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HE LIVED, DO WE? – Va-y’khee – Gen. 47:28 – 50:26, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon The final Torah reading in the Book of Genesis recounts the end of life for both Jacob and Joseph. Much is written about the name … Continue reading

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BURY ME NOT– Va-y’khi – Gen.47:28-50:26 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BURY ME NOT– Va-y’khi – Gen.47:28-50:26 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Remember this one? Oh bury me not on the lone prairie, These words come low and mournfully From the pallid lips of a youth who lay On his dyin’ … Continue reading

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