Tag Archives: Jethro

MIRIAM STARTED IT – B’haalot’kha – Num. 12—by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

MIRIAM STARTED IT – B’haalot’kha – Num. 12—by Rabbi Baruch Cohon First it was Miriam, then Aaron who spoke against their brother Moses, as the Torah tells us, “because of the Cushite wife he took.” And so opens a singular … Continue reading

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ARE WE QUALIFIED TO BUILD IT? – T’rumah – Ex. 25—28:19, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ARE WE QUALIFIED TO BUILD IT? – T’rumah – Ex. 25—28:19, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Bible commentators like the great Rashi taught that “there is no early and late in the Torah.” In other words, the order of events described … Continue reading

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WHO IS JETHRO – Yisro, Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHO IS JETHRO – Yisro, Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Of the five books of the Torah, the figure of Moses dominates four. His birth, his youth in the palace, his rediscovery of his people’s pain, and the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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