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Pleading Before HaShem

Pleading Before HaShem

Parashat Ve’etchanan This week’s Torah portion is called Ve’etchanan – “I pleaded.” It is Moshe pleading with the people to observe G-d’s mitzvot and live as the holy community G-d has purposed Israel to be. Last week we discussed how Deuteronomy is an interesting book. It is actually a […]

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Rebellion and Selfishness … or a Message of Hope?

Rebellion and Selfishness … or a Message of Hope?

Parashat Korach This week’s parasha begins with an outright rebellion against Moses and Aaron. So what do we learn from this? Korach, a first cousin of Moses (and also a Levite), and those with him are presented in the parasha as having selfish motivations for their rebellion, as exemplified […]

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

We wish you and your family a very happy 4th of July, and leave you with a couple of inspiring thoughts on this Independence Day. “Of all the disposition and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports … Where is the security for […]

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