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THE LAST KOL NIDREY by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

THE LAST KOL NIDREY by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This year, as every year, Jews all over the world will gather on Yom Kippur Eve for a type of religious experience that is unique.  Not just unique in Judaism but unique … Continue reading

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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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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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I’M OUTTA HERE! – a Yom Kippur message by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

I’M OUTTA HERE! – a Yom Kippur message by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Only a prophet can expect a direct communication from G-d. Right? And when he gets one, he needs to follow instructions. But what if he doesn’t? A special … 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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