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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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Lift Up Your Head

Lift Up Your Head

Parashat Bamidbar What is the purpose of the census at the beginning of the book of Numbers, and why is so much detail placed on the encampment of the tribes of Israel around the Tabernacle? This week’s Torah portion begins the biblical book of Numbers, named after the […]

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