Tag Archives: Israel

ENOUGH ALREADY! – Vayak’hel – Ex. 35:1-38:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ENOUGH ALREADY! – Vayak’hel – Ex. 35:1-38:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          This week we will read the portion Vayak’hel – “Moses assembled the entire people.”  Usually this section is joined with the next one, Pikudey – “the records of the Tabernacle.”  But during a leap year like this … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on ENOUGH ALREADY! – Vayak’hel – Ex. 35:1-38:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BE COUNTED – Kee Tissa – Ex. 30:11—34:35, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BE COUNTED – Kee Tissa – Ex. 30:11—34:35, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          “When you count the sons of Israel,” Moses is told, “let each man give a ransom for his soul.”  What goes without saying here is that it is not a direct … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on BE COUNTED – Kee Tissa – Ex. 30:11—34:35, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CREED OR DEED – Yisro – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CREED OR DEED – Yisro – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon As we read the one-and-only story of an entire nation getting certified by G-d Almighty, with Moses ascending Mount Sinai amid thunder, lightning and smoke, we might expect this … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on CREED OR DEED – Yisro – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHY DO YOU CRY TO ME? BETTER SING! – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHY DO YOU CRY TO ME?  BETTER SING! – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          The 13ththru 17thchapters of Exodus tell some of the Bible’s most dramatic and significant episodes.  After unsuccessfully negotiating with Moses, Pharaoh and his people experienced the last three plagues, … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on WHY DO YOU CRY TO ME? BETTER SING! – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

MIDNIGHT AT NOON – Bo – Ex. 10-13 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

MIDNIGHT AT NOON – Bo – Ex. 10-13 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          This week we will read about plagues #8, 9 and 10.  Of these, as well as the ones we read about last week, #9 has a unique quality.   It afflicts the … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on MIDNIGHT AT NOON – Bo – Ex. 10-13 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon