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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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ARE THESE THE NAMES? – Sh’mos – Ex. 1-6:1 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ARE THESE THE NAMES? – Sh’mos – Ex. 1-6:1 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Reading our Torah every week has to impress us with the difference it shows in different languages. Even the names of the Biblical books are different. … 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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WHO SELLS JOSEPH? – Va’yeyshev – Gen. 37-40, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHO SELLS JOSEPH? – Va’yeyshev – Gen. 37-40, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Among the world’s most famous stories, Joseph’s ranks high. Modern writers from Thomas Mann to Andrew Lloyd Weber based well known adaptations on this week’s Torah portion. A … Continue reading

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