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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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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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ENOUGH ALREADY! – . – 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 … Continue reading

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TAPS ON SHAVUOS – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

TAPS ON SHAVUOS – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This year puts the Hebrew and English calendars in rare contact. On Saturday night begins the festival of Shavuos, the Feast of Weeks, when we celebrate the anniversary of receiving the Torah … Continue reading

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COUNT ME IN, OR OUT –BAMIDBAR – Numbers 1:1—4:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

COUNT ME IN, OR OUT —BAMIDBAR – Numbers 1:1—4:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we will read about a census. Moses had to confirm the numbers of the people he led, specifically men over 20 who qualified for military … Continue reading

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