Monthly Archives: January 2014

Have Torah, Will Travel

There is only one chapter that deals with the creation of the whole world and four (4) different Torah portions that deal with various aspects of the building of the Mishkan, a mobile synagogue-tent which could be taken apart as … Continue reading

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Who Will Pray for Rain in California?

We are offered zero transition from the amazing experience of revelation at Mt. Sinai to a lot, A LOT! of laws, commandments, legal rulings… We will discover that we’re actually not here for the special effects, drama love stories, miracles … Continue reading

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Einstein (Albert), Yitro and Us

“If God indeed created everything, that means that God created evil; and if we hold that our works define who we are, then God would also be evil?!” This is a challenge posed by a professor to his students, “proving” … Continue reading

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Song of the See….

How many of us sing in the shower? What is it about the shower that makes us sing?? Maybe we inherited the combination of water and singing straight from this Torah portion, B’shalach, where we find the grand song, sung … Continue reading

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Location, location, location…

“And G-d spoke unto Moses at Mount Sinai, saying: Speak unto the Children of Israel, and say unto them: When you come into the land which I give you, then the land shall keep a Sabbath to Hashem…” This opening … Continue reading

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