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A TRIPLE OCCASION — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

A TRIPLE OCCASION — by Rabbi Baruch Cohon                      This coming Shabat morning in every traditional synagogue, when the Torah service starts, not one but three scrolls will be taken out of the Ark and carried in procession.  Arriving on the bema, … Continue reading

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CONTAMINATED — Lev. 12-15 Tazria-Metzora – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CONTAMINATED — Lev. 12-15 Tazria-Metzora – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Some tribal societies have medicine men who treat physical ailments with mystery cures. Ancient Israel left that function to the cohanim, the priests, Aaron and his descendants. The Book of … Continue reading

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CONTAMINATED! – Lev. 12-15 Tazria-Metzora – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

CONTAMINATED! – Lev. 12-15 Tazria-Metzora – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Some tribal societies have medicine men who treat physical ailments with mystery cures. Ancient Israel left that function to the cohanim, the priests, Aaron and his descendants. The Book of … Continue reading

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SOCIAL QUARANTINE – Tazria – Lev. 12-13 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

SOCIAL QUARANTINE – Tazria – Lev. 12-13 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon            Torah readings this week and next week rank among the least attractive passages in all the Five Books.  Of course if your field is medical history, you might find them fascinating.  For … Continue reading

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