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Celebrating Life With All Your Being: Parashat Tzav

Parashat Tzav relates a detailed description of the different kinds of offers and some of the specific ceremonial aspects related to the beginning of the “work” of the priests (Kohanim). Now that we are already in the second Torah portion of Leviticus we understand that it wasn’t a misunderstanding – the book continues to deal with the subject of “offers

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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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Criticism & Citizen Participation : Parashat Yitro

Meeting With Non – Jews Strengthens Judaism “Only after Moses listens to his father in law and absorbs his feedback and criticism, de-centralization is established, and the People of Israel can make the step that enabled them to grow and come to their constitutive event as a nation – the receiving of the 10 commandments at Mt. Sinai.” Parashat Jethro

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When Disney draws the Torah portion for you!

What do you think when you see these images? Sometimes we struggle to understand why to remove from our Seder Cup (Passover dinner) a drop of wine for each plague….Chaza’l our sages explain that one cannot be completely joyous when some of God’s creatures had to suffer.  We see the following images of destruction and pain and remain wondering  If only

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