Tag Archives: Jewish Law

AN INDIVIDUAL MATTER? – R’ey,  Deut. 11:26-16:17, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

AN INDIVIDUAL MATTER? – R’ey,  Deut. 11:26-16:17, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon        In this section, during Moses’ second discourse to the people on the bank of the Jordan, he reviews the laws of religious observance.  One sentence stands out as … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on AN INDIVIDUAL MATTER? – R’ey,  Deut. 11:26-16:17, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

AARON’S LIGHT – B’haalot’kha – Num. 8-12 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

AARON’S LIGHT – B’haalot’kha – Num. 8-12 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          Of all the Mitzvot – the commandments, duties, responsibilities – that Aaron had to fulfill as High Priest, the one that opens this reading is easily the … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on AARON’S LIGHT – B’haalot’kha – Num. 8-12 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A MAJORITY OF ONE – “Mishpatim” – Ex. 21-24 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A MAJORITY OF ONE – “Mishpatim” – Ex. 21-24 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Following last week’s spectacle of receiving the Torah, with the people hearing the great principles of the Ten Commandments resounding from Mt. Sinai amid sacred … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A MAJORITY OF ONE – “Mishpatim” – Ex. 21-24 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ONE on One – “Yitro” – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ONE on One – “Yitro” – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Just 50 days after crossing the Red Sea, our ancestors receive the Torah at Mount Sinai.  One event gave them physical freedom.  The second made them … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on ONE on One – “Yitro” – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon