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Moses appointed twelve emissaries to scout out the Holy Land and return with a report. The representative for the tribe of Ephraim was Moses’ primary disciple, Joshua. Until this time, the lad’s name was Oshua. But Moses added a letter to his name and called him Joshua.
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Chayei Sarah: In the Moment

November 19, 2016 – 9:17 pm | Comments Off on Chayei Sarah: In the Moment2,691 views
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The selfish Doctrine
Most of the Western world today is consumed with entitlements. The primary question is how many of my rights am I getting and to how many more am I entitled? When we see others enjoying prosperity, power, fame, happiness, family or good health, all we can think about …

Mishpatim: A Tale of Two Perspectives

February 10, 2006 – 8:03 pm | Comments Off on Mishpatim: A Tale of Two Perspectives2,133 views
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Murder and Peace
“If a man should act against his fellow to kill him with guile, from my altar shall you take him to die”. Why does the Torah speak of taking the murderer from the altar? The altar is known as an instrument of peace but if a murderer seeks …