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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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Starting to taste from parashat “Vayishlach” Katonti, Jacob’s prayer, Torah’s words with the beutiful music and voice of Yonatan Razel

 “I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two camps. Save me, I pray….” (Gen 32:10-11)     About the Word Katonti: Reading Genesis 32:11, “I am too small (קָטֹנְתִּי, katonti) for all the mercies, and of all the

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Parashat Toldot: a chain of blindness, our ancestors at therapy!

“Here is the history of Isaac, Abraham’s son” – in this way starts the weekly Torah portion “Toldot”. This portion revolves around the story of our ancestor Isaac, but what it actually starts is the tale of the life of Jacob, who became our main patriarch and is the character most spoken-of in the book of Bereshit. But as we said,

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