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RINGS ON THE ARK – Parsha T’rumah by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

RINGS ON THE ARK – Parsha T’rumah   by Rabbi Baruch Cohon                         Chapters 25-27 of Exodus provide a description of the first Jewish sanctuary in complete detail.  All it lacks is a blueprint, and succeeding generations of construction-minded scholars have supplied that.  Some modern editions … Continue reading

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OUR RESPONSIBILITIES – Mishpatim – Ex. 21-24, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

OUR RESPONSIBILITIES – Mishpatim – Ex. 21-24, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          All through the Torah we learn about our responsibilities – to G-d, to ourselves, to the land, to our work, and to each other. This week’s reading will include a detailed list … 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 expect this … Continue reading

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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

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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

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