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March 2, 2024 – 8:00 pm | Comments Off on If You Have Skills, Use Them16 views

Among the Jews who left Egypt, there were many artisans with special skills. When it was time to build the Tabernacle, they all came forward. The goldsmiths and silversmiths, the weavers and spinners, the builders and carpenters, the blacksmiths and chemists all volunteered their services.
The Torah makes specific mention of …

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Bechukoti: Retroactive Sin

May 27, 2019 – 1:03 pm | Comments Off on Bechukoti: Retroactive Sin1,717 views
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Sin is a terrible thing. First, it tempts me, then it punishes me. Why does G-d play this elaborate game with me? Why does He allow me to sin, and then punish me for having sinned?
I am not asking why He permits me to choose. I know the answer to …

Korach: Excuses, Excuses

June 2, 2013 – 4:55 am | Comments Off on Korach: Excuses, Excuses4,529 views
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The Process of Sin
Korach is an infamous name, synonymous with his rebellion against Moses and Aaron. The truth is that Korach never set out to lead a rebellion, he set out to nurse a grudge, but gradually his interests grew more and more grandiose until he sparked a rebellion. This …

Vayikra: Is it Meaningful?

March 19, 2006 – 3:49 am | Comments Off on Vayikra: Is it Meaningful?2,927 views
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Sin and Atonement
This week’s Parsha teaches that when a Jew commits a sin inadvertently he must bring a sin offering to atone for his violation.Why must a Jew be taken to task for an innocent mistake? Say, for example, he kindles a fire on Saturday not remembering that it was …