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WHO’S HOLY? – Ahrey Mot-K’doshim Lev. 16-20 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHO’S HOLY? – Ahrey Mot-K’doshim Lev. 16-20 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Just as they did last week, this week synagogue Torah readings cover two sections.  They get combined except during leap years.  In fact, they go together well.  Last week’s … Continue reading

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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

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WHO’S HOLY? – Ahrey Mot-K’doshim Lev. 16-20 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHO’S HOLY? – Ahrey Mot-K’doshim Lev. 16-20 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Just as they did last week, this week synagogue Torah readings cover two sections. They get combined except during leap years. In fact, they go together well. Last week’s … Continue reading

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GETTING DOWN TO CASES – Mishpatim, Ex.21-24 By Rabbi Baruch Cohon

GETTING DOWN TO CASES – Mishpatim, Ex.21-24 By Rabbi Baruch Cohon Last week the Torah gave us principles of conduct. General rights and wrongs. Now, reading Sedrah Mishpatim – “Judgments” — we get into some specifics. We know murder is … Continue reading

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“KEE” IS THE KEY – Kee teitzei – Deut. 21:10-25:19, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

“KEE” IS THE KEY – Kee teitzei – Deut. 21:10-25:19, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Of all the laws stated in this week’s reading — from capital punishment for rape to compassionate treatment of farm animals, from the warning against making … Continue reading

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