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HOW CLOSE IS CLOSE?    By Rabbi Baruch Cohon – Nitzavim – Deut. 29:9–30    

HOW CLOSE IS CLOSE?    By Rabbi Baruch Cohon – Nitzavim – Deut. 29:9–30 The people are camped on the east bank of the Jordan, listening to a final message from Moshe Rabbeinu —.  Moses our Rav.  He knows he will … Continue reading

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HIDDEN OR REVEALED – Nitzavim – Deut. 29:9–30:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HIDDEN OR REVEALED – Nitzavim – Deut. 29:9–30:20, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon We always read this section of Moses’ final discourse at the end of our calendar year. Approaching Rosh Hashana, our yom ha-din – Day of Judgment – we … Continue reading

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TEST ME – Questioning the Akedah – a Rosh Hashana message by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

TEST ME – Questioning the Akedah – a Rosh Hashana message by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Another New Year calls on us to repeat the story of Abraham almost sacrificing Isaac. Traditionally read on the Second Day, or in Reform congregations … Continue reading

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HOW CLOSE IS CLOSE? By Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HOW CLOSE IS CLOSE? By Rabbi Baruch Cohon This Shabat, Saturday morning September 20th, the morning before those midnight S’lichot penitential services in synagogues throughout the world, Jews will re-read the words from a farewell speech by Moses. The people … Continue reading

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