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HERO OR CRIMINAL? – Pinkhas – Num. 25:10-30:1 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HERO OR CRIMINAL? – Pinkhas – Num. 25:10-30:1 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          These five chapters cover a rare variety of subjects, from the end of an epidemic, to a plan to attack an enemy, then to Moses’ second … Continue reading

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FOR ALL US TALKING DONKEYS – Numbers 22-31 – Balak – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

FOR ALL US TALKING DONKEYS – Numbers 22-31 – Balak – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          You see your friend riding a bicycle too close to the lane of a fast moving truck, what do you do?  You yell “Look … Continue reading

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KNOW THE LAW – AND UNDERSTAND IT? – Khukas – Numb.19:1—22:1 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

KNOW THE LAW – AND UNDERSTAND IT? – Khukas – Numb.19:1—22:1 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon          Torah law comes in three varieties.  One is called eydos – ordinances.  A second one is called khukim – decrees.  And the third is … Continue reading

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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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