Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ki Tavo 5770

I am a dramatic person.  I think in theatrical terms.  I stage readings and dialogues in my head, and often despair that no one else seems to know their lines.  This week’s parasha is quite dramatic; there are  rituals, script … Continue reading

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Ki Tetzei

I started doing some research about this week’s parasha, Ki Tetzei, and my eyes just glazed over.  Not that I find the text boring, quite the opposite.  It’s so jam-packed with laws and instructions that I struggle to find order … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shof’tim

“I wash my hands of this” This is a phrase we often use when we are putting distance between ourselves and something we want no part of.  This week’s parasha, Shofetim, may just contain the origin of the phrase.  It’s … Continue reading

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Re’eh 5770

I met my first boyfriend in college.  He was a tall, gorgeous blond Lutheran swimmer.  We had never really met anyone like the other before, and we spent a lot of time discussing the differences in our backgrounds.  He came … Continue reading

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