Tag Archives: Hanukkah

A HIGHER LIGHT – B’haalos’kho – Num. 8-12, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A HIGHER LIGHT – B’haalos’kho – Num. 8-12, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon The name of this week’s Sedrah has its own unique message. It is the first word of the Divine charge to Aaron, who had the duty and privilege of … Continue reading

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NOW WE KINDLE THE CANDLES – Hanukkah – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

NOW WE KINDLE THE CANDLES – Hanukkah – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Haneyrot ha-lalu anakhnu madleekeen – My old Hanukkah record sings itself anew every year in Hebrew or in English or both.  The gifted Israeli bandleader and multimedia … Continue reading

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ADVERTISING AS A SACRED DUTY – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ADVERTISING AS A SACRED DUTY – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon The Aramaic name for it is “Parsumey nissa.” The time for it is early evening, when people are on their way home from work. And the action involved is striking … Continue reading

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CALENDAR COINCIDENCES — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CALENDAR COINCIDENCES — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This leap year on the Jewish calendar produces some rare coincidences. Tomorrow, for example, as we observe Yom haShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day – our Mexican neighbors will be celebrating Cinco de Mayo. … Continue reading

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A TRIPLE CELEBRATION – Miketz, Hanukkah, Rosh Hodesh – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A TRIPLE CELEBRATION – Miketz, Hanukkah, Rosh Hodesh – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week gives us not one Torah reading and one from the prophets but two from Torah and three from prophets, because this week features three celebrations … Continue reading

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