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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

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GOODBYE AND HELLO — Vayeytzey – Gen. 28:11- 32:3 — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

GOODBYE AND HELLO — Vayeytzey – Gen. 28:11- 32:3 — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon The very first word of this week’s Torah reading sparked a fascinating comment from Rashi. That word is vayeytzey, “he went out.” The Torah tells us … Continue reading

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DOT’S DA DIFFERENCE – Vayishlakh – Gen. 32:4 – 36, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

DOT’S DA DIFFERENCE – Vayishlakh – Gen. 32:4 – 36, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Nowhere in the Torah do we find dental bridges mentioned. I mention them here because I happen to have one in my mouth, and this week’s … Continue reading

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LEAVING TOWN – Vayeitzei – Gen.27:10 – 32:3, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LEAVING TOWN – Vayeitzei – Gen.27:10 – 32:3, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we will read several chapters in Jacob’s life, some wonderful and some very trying. A patriarch matures, discovers G-d, deals with the crafty father of his … Continue reading

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