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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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Tazria Mitzorah: A Sign of Love

April 7, 2013 – 3:40 pm | Comments Off on Tazria Mitzorah: A Sign of Love5,645 views
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The Walls Know
We love closed doors for the cover they provide; what we do behind them others can’t know and what they don’t know can’t hurt them. We can be irascible, immoral and impossible in private, yet parade in public as amicable, wise and generous and no one will be …

Tazria Mitzora: Treating the Cause

April 2, 2006 – 8:36 pm | Comments Off on Tazria Mitzora: Treating the Cause2,715 views
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Signs of Leprosy
Our Parsha elaborates upon the laws of “Tzaraa’s: a dermatological condition.” Why is this particular skin condition so central to Torah law? The Midrash teaches that sometimes man’s physical afflictions are consequences of his actions and that leprosy is a sign of slander.

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Balak: Slander and Narcissism

July 15, 2005 – 2:45 pm | Comments Off on Balak: Slander and Narcissism2,517 views
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Bilaam
Bilaam was a narcissistic megalomaniac. He would have made an interesting case study had he been analyzed by modern psychologists. He was a master manipulator who tried to bend everyone to his will. He even attempted to manipulate G-d! (1)

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