Tag Archives: Shoftim

4-F or DD? – Deut. 20 – Shoftim – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

4-F or DD? – Deut. 20 – Shoftim – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon One section in this week’s Sedrah highlights a significant difference between Torah law and facts of life today, including in modern Israel.  “When you go out to … Continue reading

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COME TO THE PU’UHONUA – Matos-Mas’ey – Num. 30:2 – 36:13, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

COME TO THE PU’UHONUA – Matos-Mas’ey – Num. 30:2 – 36:13, by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we will read the last two sections in the fourth book of the Torah, Sefer Bamidbor, otherwise known as Numbers. Forty trying years now … Continue reading

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HOW SACRED IS HUMAN LIFE? – Shoftim, Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HOW SACRED IS HUMAN LIFE? – Shoftim, Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Appropriately named Shoftim – Judges, this week’s reading deals with principles and practices Moses teaches us about what is justice and how to enforce it. … Continue reading

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JUSTICE, JUSTICE – Shoftim – Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

JUSTICE, JUSTICE – Shoftim – Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we will read about the community structure Moses outlines for his people to establish in the Promised Land. He starts with law courts and … Continue reading

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JUSTICE, JUSTICE – Shoftim – Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

JUSTICE, JUSTICE – Shoftim – Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we will read about the community structure Moses outlines for his people to establish in the Promised Land. He starts with law courts and … Continue reading

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