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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 … 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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CURING OUR ILLS – Metzora — Ex.14-15 — & Shabat haGadol – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CURING OUR ILLS – Metzora — Ex.14-15 — & Shabat haGadol – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week brings us a rather strange combination of texts. The Torah reading is named for a sufferer of a disease called tzaraas. The … Continue reading

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A GREAT SABBATH – Shabat hagadol – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A GREAT SABBATH – Shabat hagadol – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon           The Sabbath just before Passover is traditionally called shabat hagadol – the Great Sabbath.  Why is this Sabbath greater than any other?  Same length, same rituals.  What’s different?           Historically, of course, … Continue reading

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