Monthly Archives: May 2013

Shelach L’cha: Passing it on

Wait….you’re telling me the rules about my curfew, after you told me I can’t go out?  What’s the point? Previously in Shelach l’cha, we read about “The Spies”. The people are amassed on border, ready to enter the Land.   Basically, … Continue reading

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B’ha’alotcha: Where’s the beef?

  Was it really all about the food, Moses?   In Chapter 11 of Numbers, this week’s parasha Be’ha’alotecha  (quite possibly the hardest parasha to pronounce), the people start kvetching. Again. About food.   They’ve just gotten on the move, … Continue reading

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Naso: Blessing our children

  Adonai will bless and protect you Adonai will deal kindly and graciously with you. Adonai will bestow God’s favor upon you and grant you peace.  (Num 6:24-26) God tells Moses to tell Aaron and his sons (the Priests) to raise … Continue reading

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Bamidbar: On the move – what to bring with?

The Mountain becomes the Tabernacle becomes the Temple becomes the Synagogue. This is the wandering of Bamidmar, in the wilderness.  This is the progression, the journey, the move, the trek, the way we got through moving from one place, and … Continue reading

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Behar/B’chukotai: No one is hungry

You know you’re really attached to a piece of land when you start making laws that apply the same to people as they do to real estate.  Welcome to Behar, the first of this week’s double parasha Behar/B’chukotai.  The Israelites, … Continue reading

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