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June 23, 2024 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on G-d Is Knocking, Answer the Call17 views

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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Clean Up the Mess

February 14, 2023 – 9:50 pm | Comments Off on Clean Up the Mess1,890 views
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Mishpatim: Clean Up the Mess
Clean up the mess is what our Torah portion is all about. G-d made a messy world. One in which humans steal from each other, abuse each other, and damage each other’s property. A world in which animals wreak havoc and must be watched with an …