Monthly Archives: December 2013

Bo: Community New Year

“This month shall mark for you the beginning of the months; it shall be the first of the months of the year for you.” Happy New Year! Of course, the New Year being referred to in that quote is from … Continue reading

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Vaera: Words that don’t work

I have been having the hardest time getting words out for this week’s parasha.  Odd.  There is a phrase in this parasha that always catches my attention.  “Aral Sfatyim”…of uncircumcised lips”.  Moses is talking to God, after having been handed … Continue reading

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Shemot: Take notice

Bereshit is done.  The journey begins with Shemot, the book of Shemot and the Torah portion of the same name.  Bereshit was about tribes and families, a personal attachment to God.  Shemot moves us into a national identity, eventually moving … Continue reading

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