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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.
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Pinchas: The Critical Moment

July 8, 2017 – 11:40 pm | Comments Off on Pinchas: The Critical Moment2,336 views
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What’s in a Moment?
Many will tell you a moment is a unit of time; passing, fleeting and infinitesimal. It is preceded by an endless parade of moments, and followed by another endless parade. A single moment in the span of eternity, is meaningless.
Others will tell you different. Each moment is …

Vayigash: A Special Moment

December 15, 2015 – 10:44 pm | Comments Off on Vayigash: A Special Moment2,714 views
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The Reunion
Do you know the feeling of meeting up with your spouse after being apart for several days or even weeks? How about seeing your child come home from school for the first time in months or seeing family members that live halfway across the world? It is a giddy …

Behar: When Bin Laden Was Gone

May 8, 2011 – 2:43 am | Comments Off on Behar: When Bin Laden Was Gone4,491 views
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Good Things Are Worth Waiting For
One of CNN’s first articles the morning after Osama Bin Laden’s assassination featured reaction from people on the streets of America. One reaction that drew my attention was, “I never thought this day would come; I had given up hope.”

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A Unique Rosh Hashanah

September 28, 2008 – 2:31 am | Comments Off on A Unique Rosh Hashanah2,640 views
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Is it Rosh Hashanah again?
Last Rosh Hashanah was thirteen months ago, but it seems like almost yesterday. There was a time when a year loomed eternal, but as I grow older, and I’m sure you relate to this, the years grow shorter and shorter; they take less and less time …

Vatchanan: Am I Wasting My Time?

July 23, 2006 – 5:13 am | Comments Off on Vatchanan: Am I Wasting My Time?2,364 views
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The Purpose
In this week’s Parsha Moshe recounts the history of our ancestors in the desert and reminds them of their life’s purpose.

I once received an email with the following question: Dear G-d, why did you create me, as a material being? Was it so I would live my life …

Purim: Every Moment Counts

March 13, 2006 – 5:33 am | Comments Off on Purim: Every Moment Counts2,688 views
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Every Moment Counts
The Midrash tells us that the in the merit of our matriarch Sarah’s one hundred and twenty seven righteous and meritorious years, her descendant, Esther, reigned over one hundred and twenty seven countries.

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