Tag Archives: Mitzvos

RISE AND RECEIVE – Shavuot 1st day– by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

RISE AND RECEIVE – Shavuot 1st day– by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Of all our annual holidays, this week’s festival of Shavuot is by far the one most often ignored. No family gatherings like the Passover Seder, no L’chaim parties like … Continue reading

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DESTINY OR DEBATE – Behar/Behukosai – Lev. 25-27– by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

DESTINY OR DEBATE – Behar/Behukosai – Lev. 25-27– by Rabbi Baruch Cohon As we conclude the Book of Leviticus this week with a double reading covering its last three chapters, we might well consider this a particularly appropriate year to … Continue reading

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ARE WE QUALIFIED TO BUILD IT? – T’rumah – Ex. 25—28:19, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ARE WE QUALIFIED TO BUILD IT? – T’rumah – Ex. 25—28:19, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Bible commentators like the great Rashi taught that “there is no early and late in the Torah.” In other words, the order of events described … Continue reading

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OUR SEASON OF JOY – the Succot week – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

OUR SEASON OF JOY – the Succot week – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon As if we didn’t read enough contrasting Torah passages on the High Holidays, now comes Succot with daily readings, many of them detailing our complex calendar and … Continue reading

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HIDDEN OR REVEALED – Nitzavim – Deut. 29:9–30:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HIDDEN OR REVEALED – Nitzavim – Deut. 29:9–30:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon We always read this section of Moses’ final discourse at the end of our calendar year. Approaching Rosh Hashana, our yom ha-din – Day of Judgment – we … Continue reading

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