Tag Archives: Shavuot

Bamidbar/Shavuot: ultimate folk festival

I love going to folk festivals. I used to go all the time. There’s something about a huge group of people, all facing the main stage, waiting expectantly for the groups to perform, gathering the entire crowd into a remarkably … Continue reading

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Bamidbar: Following a standard

This is a rare week.  The weekly Torah portion lined up exactly with the portion we were studying in my wondrous,  weekly Torah class, “Kaftor v’ferach.”  (We named ourselves, of course!)  We started Bamidbar actually a couple of weeks ago, … Continue reading

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It’s Torah time! Happy Shavuot.

It’s “Zman Simchatenu, the happy time, the time of the giving of the Torah at Mt Sinai.    It was quite an event.  So in honor of Shavuot, and with a nod to late night listmakers, I give you the Top … Continue reading

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