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LOSING AND REMEMBERING – Khukas – Num. 19:1—22:1, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LOSING AND REMEMBERING – Khukas – Num. 19:1—22:1, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon All through this reading we will find the imminence and effect of losing treasured people. First it is Miriam who dies. We read simply that she dies and … Continue reading

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MIRIAM STARTED IT – B’haalot’kha – Num. 12—by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

MIRIAM STARTED IT – B’haalot’kha – Num. 12—by Rabbi Baruch Cohon First it was Miriam, then Aaron who spoke against their brother Moses, as the Torah tells us, “because of the Cushite wife he took.” And so opens a singular … Continue reading

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NOT THE LEADER – Va-eyra – Ex. 6-9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

NOT THE LEADER – Va-eyra – Ex. 6-9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon We meet a new man in this week’s Torah reading. Aaron. Unlike other major characters in our Biblical history, his birth was not described. He enters our story … Continue reading

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ELEVEN DAYS, FORTY YEARS – D’varim – Deut. 1-3:22, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ELEVEN DAYS, FORTY YEARS – D’varim – Deut. 1-3:22, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we start reading the Book of Deuteronomy, known in Hebrew as simply D’varim – words. “These are the words that Moses spoke to all Israel,” … Continue reading

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ALL ABOUT MIRIAM – Chukas, Numbers 20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ALL ABOUT MIRIAM – Chukas, Numbers 20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon At the beginning of Chapter 20 in the Book of Numbers we will read this week of the death of Miriam, sister of Moses and Aaron. Tersely the … Continue reading

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