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SOME “MAZEL” FOR SUCCOTH –by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

SOME “MAZEL” FOR SUCCOTH –by Rabbi Baruch Cohon My friend and former colleague Rabbi Meyer Heller used to feel sorry for the Succoth holiday which comes this week. “Succoth has no mazel” was how he put it. “People are all … Continue reading

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LEADERS THEN AND NOW – Bamidbar – Numbers 1:1-4:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LEADERS THEN AND NOW – Bamidbar – Numbers 1:1-4:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Along with the details of the military census, the duties of the tribe of Levi, and the protective coverings for transporting the Tabernacle and its furnishings, this … Continue reading

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LOTS OF “LOT”S – Ex. 12-17 – Lekh l’kha — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LOTS OF “LOT”S – Ex. 12-17 – Lekh l’kha — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s Torah reading includes parts of a story that is spread out over several chapters of the Book of Genesis. It is the story of … Continue reading

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LEADERS WANTED – Numbers 27 – Pinchas – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LEADERS WANTED – Numbers 27 – Pinchas – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon After taking a census of his people, Moses gets a look at the Promised Land, although only from Mount Abarim, one of the peaks of the mountain called … Continue reading

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LOTS OF “LOT”S – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LOTS OF “LOT”S – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s Torah reading includes parts of a story that is spread out over several chapters of the Book of Genesis. It is the story of Abraham’s relationship with his nephew Lot. … Continue reading

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