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February 17, 2024 – 9:42 pm | Comments Off on The Superbowl Grind58 views

Every year, the world gears up for the Superbowl, and even people who don’t follow football take an interest. Somehow, the NFL has captured the imagination of the masses; the show, the glitz, the contest, and the party combine to make it an entertaining evening.
The fans see the final product. …

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Shoftim: Seeing Another’s Shame

July 31, 2012 – 10:44 pm | Comments Off on Shoftim: Seeing Another’s Shame2,850 views
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Two Witnesses
Torah law requires two witnesses to establish the truth of a crime. No sin is punishable on the testimony of a single witness, who can misinterpret what he saw and cause the sinner to be punished unjustly. The testimony of two witnesses can be corroborated by testing them against …

Naso: Transforming The Desert

May 21, 2006 – 3:26 am | Comments Off on Naso: Transforming The Desert2,238 views
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A G-dless Environment
The Temple service, described in our Parsha, was held in an arid and barren locale, the desert. G-d charged our ancestors with a special mission: transform the desert and make it bloom, bloom with the flowering blossoms of spirituality. In our day we have a similar mission: transform …

Pekudei: An Arresting Question

March 13, 2006 – 5:51 am | Comments Off on Pekudei: An Arresting Question2,426 views
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A Final Accounting
The previous three Torah portions dealt with the specifications for building the Tabernacle and its holy vestments. In this portion a very important detail: is contributed – a calculation of the total sum of donations received for the cause.

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