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A call to Activism: Parashat Pekudei

  (this portion belongs to last week’s reading, my apologies for the late publishing) During the last parashot the Torah has been talking about the Mishkan (Tabernacle) building. Materials, sizes, locations and specifications were mentioned. I even compared these instructions with an Ikea manual, considering the substantial difference – Ikea doesn’t instruct with which mindset you’re supposed to assemble your stuff and when

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Healthy Time Management: Parashat V’ykahel

(This portion belongs to last week’s reading, my apologies for the late publishing) Making non-physical or non-material connections challenges intrinsically our condition as simple human beings , but meaning in life can be found only by assuming the imperative necessity of being reflective beings. The miss­assumption of this challenge means sentencing our souls to be separated from our existence. In the last Torah

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Searching for meaning and building the intangible : Parashat Truma

“Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them”. (Exodus, 25, 8). Last week I visited Cambodia, I was in Siem reap visiting the temple Angkor Wat, and I couldn’t stop repeating to myself that Pasuk. I was amazed by the incredible construction, each shaped stone reminded me the powerfulness of the historical men’s search

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The Song At The Sea – The Moroccan Version By Amir Benayoun A Contemporary Israeli Singer

  Exodus 15  Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the Lord, and spoke, saying, “I will sing unto the Lord, for He hath triumphed gloriously; the horse and his rider hath He thrown into the sea. 2 The Lord is my strength and song, and He has become my salvation; He is my God, and I

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The Secret for the Deepest Connection: Just Be There! – Parashat Beshalach

      Moses and the Children of Israel have just come out of one of the most bizarre events in their lives. On the one hand, they experienced extreme fear being chased by the Egyptian army, one of the strongest armies in the world, and on the other hand they faced the dramatic miracle of the splitting of the Red

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