Tag Archives: Nisan

NISAN, MONTH OF FREEDOM – Vayikra 5778 — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

NISAN, MONTH OF FREEDOM – Vayikra 5778 — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon     On this coming Shabat morning, every traditional congregation will bring out not one but three Torah scrolls.  Truly a rare occasion.   This week we will … Continue reading

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A DO-IT-YOURSELF SHRINE – Sedrot Vayak’hel & Pikudey Ex.35-40 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A DO-IT-YOURSELF SHRINE – Sedrot Vayak’hel & Pikudey Ex.35-40 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This is a special week in the cycle of the Jewish year.   All right, so every week is special.  So what’s so special this week? For … Continue reading

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BECOMING DISTINCT – “Bo” – Ex.10-13:16 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

BECOMING DISTINCT – “Bo” – Ex.10-13:16 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           One Torah reading – this week’s — brings us our transition into our distinct nationhood, our distinctive calendar, and the very trademark of our homes.  Warning the people … 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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FREEDOM MONTH – Shabat Hakhodesh – Ex.12:1-20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

FREEDOM MONTH – Shabat Hakhodesh – Ex.12:1-20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Do you start naming the months of the year with July? Maybe you should. After all, July is the month of American freedom. We don’t change years in July, … Continue reading

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