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DREAMS OF GLORY – “Vayeyshev” Gen. 37-40 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

DREAMS OF GLORY – “Vayeyshev” Gen. 37-40 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Of all the dreamers in human history, Joseph stands out.  We meet him in this week’s Sedrah Vayeyshev, at age 17, telling his father and his older brothers … 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 … Continue reading

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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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JACOB’S UNSPOKEN MESSAGE – Va-y’khee, Gen. 47:28—50:26 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

JACOB’S UNSPOKEN MESSAGE – Va-y’khee, Gen. 47:28—50:26 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Our father Jacob delivered a parting message to each of his 12 sons, on his deathbed. Certainly he pulled no punches in expressing his view of each of … Continue reading

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“Magnanimity and Grace” Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon’s Torah Talk on Vayigash 5777

My son, Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon, is this week’s guest writer for my Torah Blog: “Magnanimity and Grace”  Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon’s Torah Talk on Vayigash 5777 This week’s Torah portion of Vayigash begins with the climax of the great … Continue reading

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