Monthly Archives: June 2013

Pinchas: Thanks, SCOTI

I wasn’t going to write about the Daughters of Tzelophechad again.  Everyone writes about the Daughters of Tzelophechad this week.  The Daughters of Tzelophechad are the go-to story in this week’s parasha, often because, if you read your words out … Continue reading

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Balak: There sure are a lot of those guys

No one likes to be in the minority.  Least of all, rulers.  They get antsy. “Moab was alarmed because that people was so numerous” (Num 22:3)  Moab was a country outside of the Land, in modern-day south-west Jordan.  Relations between … Continue reading

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Chukat: Water, water everywhere…

We’ve had a lot of water from the skies lately.  In fact, there have hardly been three days straight without rain, which is quite a change from last summer, when the whole Midwest was suffering from drought. We complained last … Continue reading

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Korach: Are we there yet?

We live in a tense world.  I mean that grammatically, not psychologically. Yes, tension does play a huge role in our lives (ok, maybe that’s just me talking).  But I’m talking about tense as in, past, present and future.  Much … Continue reading

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