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Tisha B’Av: let the fast nourish something good

I know I’ve already posted for this week, and I also know I didn’t write anything about Tisha B’Av.  I wasn’t going to.  But I changed my mind. I’m ambivalent about Tisha B’Av.  I used to fast for this day.  … Continue reading

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D’varim: Word

Word. Actually, Words , plural.  Dvarim.  We begin the end, the last book of the Torah, (Deuteronomy.)   Most of the book is Moses talking to the people.  For a guy who started out slow of tongue in Exodus, he certainly … Continue reading

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