Tag Archives: Passover

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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PROPHETS OF HOPE AND WISDOM – Tzav/Shabat hagadol – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

PROPHETS OF HOPE AND WISDOM – Tzav/Shabat hagadol – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s Torah portion, like most of the readings in Leviticus, details ancient ceremonial sacrifices. Every congregation will be able to review the sacrificial process at the … Continue reading

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Be Holy Because G-d is Holy? K’doshim — Lev. 19-20 — by Baruch Cohon

Be Holy Because G-d is Holy? K’doshim — Lev. 19-20 — by Baruch Cohon Coming right after Passover, this Torah portion challenges us. We just celebrated our freedom from ancient slavery, and welcomed Elijah’s promised heralding of a great time … Continue reading

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IS G-D A MAN OF WAR? – “Song of the Sea” Ex.15 — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

IS G-D A MAN OF WAR? – “Song of the Sea” Ex.15 — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Of all the Torah portions assigned to Passover, perhaps the most dramatic is scheduled for the Seventh Day, this year Friday April 29th. … Continue reading

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ONE TORAH – First day Passover – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

ONE TORAH – First day Passover – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This year our great holiday of freedom begins on Shabbos, so we will read the special portion for the First Day of Passover, from Exodus chapter 12, describing the … Continue reading

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