Tag Archives: Family Values

DESTINY, DECEIT and ROMANCE – Vayeytzey – Gen. 27:10—32:3, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

DESTINY, DECEIT and ROMANCE – Vayeytzey – Gen. 27:10—32:3, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Personal stories about our patriarchs flavor the Book of Genesis with some fascinating – and even some familiar – relationships. Last week we learned how Isaac received … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on LOSING AND REMEMBERING – Khukas – Num. 19:1—22:1, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

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

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on AMALEK and KHAMENEI – a pre-Purim Blog by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BROTHER? BEWARE – Toldos –Gen. 25:19—28:9—by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BROTHER? BEWARE – Toldos –Gen. 25:19—28:9—by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Rivalry among siblings is nothing new, as we all know. We find some classic examples of it in the Torah. Starting with two-son conflicts like Cain and Abel which leads to … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on BROTHER? BEWARE – Toldos –Gen. 25:19—28:9—by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

OUR SEASON OF JOY – the Succot week – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

OUR SEASON OF JOY – the Succot week – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon As if we didn’t read enough contrasting Torah passages on the High Holidays, now comes Succot with daily readings, many of them detailing our complex calendar and … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on OUR SEASON OF JOY – the Succot week – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon