Tag Archives: Moses

JUDGE – AND BE JUDGED – Shoftim –Deut. 16:18 – 21:9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

JUDGE – AND BE JUDGED – Shoftim –Deut. 16:18 – 21:9, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          Appropriately named Shoftim – Judges, this reading deals with principles and practices Moses teaches, about what is justice and how to enforce it.          … Continue reading

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AN INDIVIDUAL MATTER? – R’ey,  Deut. 11:26-16:17, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

AN INDIVIDUAL MATTER? – R’ey,  Deut. 11:26-16:17, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon        In this section, during Moses’ second discourse to the people on the bank of the Jordan, he reviews the laws of religious observance.  One sentence stands out as … Continue reading

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RESULTS – Ekev – Deut. 7:12 – 11:25, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon 

RESULTS – Ekev – Deut. 7:12 – 11:25, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Moses continues his Second Discourse with a detailed statement of the moral behavior that will bring positive results.  The reading is called Ekev, a word that also … Continue reading

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MESSAGE FROM MOSES — Deut. 3:23–7:11 – Va-etkhanan –by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

MESSAGE FROM MOSES — Deut. 3:23–7:11 – Va-etkhanan –by Rabbi Baruch Cohon         This long section starts as Moses recalls praying to be permitted to enter the Promised Land.  Our Midrash notes that there are ten different … Continue reading

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“Tribal Journeys, You Kept The Women Alive – Mattos, Safe Haven For Killers – Mas’ey” by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

TRIBAL JOURNEYS – Num. 30-36 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          The Book of Numbers ends with two contrasting sections, which are frequently read on the same Sabbath in the synagogue.           First comes Chapter 30-32 which centers on the … Continue reading

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