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Shmot: starting the journey

I have a friend who posted that “inauguration” means marking the beginning of something, and so challenged us to respond with whatever we are going to begin tomorrow.  Well, I answered “to keep raising my voice to speak [for] truth … Continue reading

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Sh’mot: Seeing is believing

What does it mean to see? In the beginning of the book of Exodus, we come across many references to sight, seeing, realizing, being aware. Pharoah told the midwives, Shifra and Puah, to look and see whether the new baby … Continue reading

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