Tag Archives: Leviticus

DESTINY OR DEBATE –Behukosai– Lev. 26:3-27:34– by Rabbi Baruch Cohon   

DESTINY OR DEBATE –Behukosai– Lev. 26:3-27:34– by Rabbi Baruch Cohon             This reading, Behukosai – “In My Statutes” – details the results to be expected from following Torah principles.  And from violating them.  Make those principles our guide, we will … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on DESTINY OR DEBATE –Behukosai– Lev. 26:3-27:34– by Rabbi Baruch Cohon   

PROCLAIM LIBERTY – B’har – Lev.25:1—26:2, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

PROCLAIM LIBERTY – B’har – Lev.25:1—26:2, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          By far the most famous words in this week’s Torah reading are the ones from Chapter 25 verse 10, which are engraved on the Liberty Bell: “Proclaim liberty throughout … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on PROCLAIM LIBERTY – B’har – Lev.25:1—26:2, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

354 DAYS AT A TIME – Emor –Lev.21-24, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

354 DAYS AT A TIME – Emor –Lev.21-24, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          You probably heard about the fellow who decided to become an atheist.  He left his family’s house of worship and turned his back on religion.  But then … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 354 DAYS AT A TIME – Emor –Lev.21-24, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHO IS HOLY? — K’doshim, Lev. 18-20 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

WHO IS HOLY? — K’doshim, Lev. 18-20 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This Torah reading bears a close relationship to the previous one.  On non-leap years they are read together in synagogue services.  Their relationship involves the effects of wrong conduct, actions to … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on WHO IS HOLY? — K’doshim, Lev. 18-20 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

INAUGURATION DAY – “Tzav” – Lev. 6-8 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

INAUGURATION DAY – “Tzav” – Lev. 6-8 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          No parade.  No speeches.  No wildly cheering crowd.  This is not the coronation of a king or the inauguration of a president.  This is a dedication of a high priest and his assistants. … Continue reading

Posted in Jewish Blogs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on INAUGURATION DAY – “Tzav” – Lev. 6-8 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon