Tag Archives: Mount Sinai

ENOUGH ALREADY! – Vayak’hel – Ex. 35:1-38:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ENOUGH ALREADY! – Vayak’hel – Ex. 35:1-38:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          This week we will read the portion Vayak’hel – “Moses assembled the entire people.”  Usually this section is joined with the next one, Pikudey – “the records of the Tabernacle.”  But during a leap year like this … Continue reading

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HOW DISTINGUISHED ARE WE – Kee Tissa – Ex.30:11—34, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HOW DISTINGUISHED ARE WE – Kee Tissa – Ex.30:11—34, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon      This week’s Torah reading is among the longest, most varied and most dramatic readings of the year. In its nearly four long chapters, we will … Continue reading

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ONE on One – “Yitro” – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ONE on One – “Yitro” – Ex. 18-20 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           Just 50 days after crossing the Red Sea, our ancestors receive the Torah at Mount Sinai.  One event gave them physical freedom.  The second made them … Continue reading

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THE 41ST DAY – a Yom Kippur sermon by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

THE 41ST DAY – a Yom Kippur sermon by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Forty days ago was the first of Elul – Elul, the month of preparation for the High Holidays. That makes tomorrow the 41st day. But wait a minute. … Continue reading

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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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