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THE 41ST DAY – a Yom Kippur sermon by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

THE 41ST DAY – a Yom Kippur sermon by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Forty days ago was the first of Elul – Elul, the month of preparation for the High Holidays. That makes tomorrow the 41st day. But wait a minute. … Continue reading

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98 WORDS TO THE WISE – Kee tavo, Deut.26-29:8 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

98 WORDS TO THE WISE – Kee tavo, Deut.26-29:8 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week’s Torah reading includes Moses’ Third Discourse, and the famous lists of blessings and curses – blessings earned by carrying out the Divine commandments, and … Continue reading

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LEND ME YOUR EARS – Haazinu – Deut. 32 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

LEND ME YOUR EARS – Haazinu – Deut. 32 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Our Torah reading this week starts with a call that can easily be translated “Lend me your ears!” No, this is not Marc Antony haranguing the … Continue reading

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CAN WE STAND TOGETHER? Nitzavim – Deut. 29.9-30, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CAN WE STAND TOGETHER? Nitzavim – Deut. 29.9-30, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Some years, this week’s reading is paired with the portion that follows it, but this year because of Rosh Hashanah not arriving until the beginning of next week, … 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 one — brings us our transition into nationhood, our distinctive calendar, and the very trademark of our homes. Warning the people that a destroying … Continue reading

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