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Lech L’cha: Stand Up for faith

November 6, 2005 – 5:15 am | 1,923 views
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She Chose to Sit
Rosa Parks, “symbol of the civil rights movement,” became famous in 1955 when she refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery Alabama. She was arrested, tried and convicted for violating a local ordinance but her small act of defiance …

Lech L’cha: Blood Is Thicker

November 6, 2005 – 5:13 am | 2,045 views
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Going To War
We All know the story. Marauding armies captured Lot when they conquered the rebellious cities of Sedom and Amorah. Upon hearing that Lot was in captivity, Avraham, his servant Eliezer and a handful of men, chased his captors in an effort to liberate Lot. Avraham succeeded and was …

Lech L’cha: The Truly Meaningful

November 6, 2005 – 5:08 am | 1,771 views
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Oh, He Finally Noticed?
Our Parsha speaks of the journey made by Avraham and his wife Sarah to the land of Egypt. Fearing for Sarah’s safety in the face of Egyptian immorality, he said to her “ Behold I have noticed that you are beautiful”, and proceeded to outline a plan …

Lech L’cha: The Power of Blessing

November 2, 2005 – 1:13 am | 2,070 views
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Two Anomalies
In our Parsha G-d makes a powerful promise to Avraham, one we would all have loved to receive. “And I shall bless those who bless you, and he who curses you shall be cursed.” Upon examination, the reader will notice two anomalies.