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KORAKH AGAIN, AND AGAIN – Num. 16-18 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

KORAKH AGAIN, AND AGAIN – Num. 16-18 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          This section tells the story of a revolution.  A revolution that failed.  Not the first such revolt in Jewish history, it was nevertheless a threat to the … Continue reading

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CHECK IT OUT – Sh’lakh l’kha – Num. 13-15, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CHECK IT OUT – Sh’lakh l’kha – Num. 13-15, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          You get a call from your friend, or an employee, or a member of your family, advising you of an opportunity.  A home for sale in … Continue reading

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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

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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

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GETTING THE CALL – Vayikra – Leviticus 1:1 ff – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

GETTING THE CALL – Vayikra – Leviticus 1:1 ff – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          Now we begin the book of Leviticus.  Its first three words are worth dwelling on.  Unlike most English translations, this book does NOT open by saying “The L-rd called to … Continue reading

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