Tag Archives: Moses

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

A MESSAGE FROM MOSES – Deut.3:23—7:11 – Va-etkhanan –by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s reading is long, starting as Moses recalls praying to be permitted to enter the Promised Land.  He is refused, but he accepts his fate, and then … Continue reading

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HERE ARE THE WORDS – D’varim – Deut. 1–3:22, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HERE ARE THE WORDS – D’varim – Deut. 1–3:22, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we begin reading Sefer D’varim, (literally “the book of words”), Deuteronomy, the fifth and last book of the Torah.  The 120-year old leader Moses gives his … Continue reading

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COME TO THE PU’UHONUA – Matos-Mas’ey – Num. 30:2 – 36:13, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

COME TO THE PU’UHONUA – Matos-Mas’ey – Num. 30:2 – 36:13, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we will read the last two sections in the fourth book of the Torah, Sefer Bamidbor, otherwise known as Numbers. Forty trying years now … Continue reading

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 “Pinhas” – Numbers 25:10 – 30:1 – Pick a subject – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

“Pinhas” – Numbers 25:10 – 30:1 – Pick a subject – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s reading, named after Pinhas – Phineas, son of Elazar son of Aaron – contains enough different subjects for at least 5 messages. We … Continue reading

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COMFORT AND COURAGE – The 3 weeks – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

COMFORT AND COURAGE – The 3 weeks – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Next Sunday, July 1st, will be a national holiday in Israel.  But no celebrations.  No bands playing, no parades.  It will be a day when the observant Jews … Continue reading

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