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A Purim poem by Rabbi Simon Jacobson.
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Explaining the Talmudic prediction that in the days before the coming of Moshiach “The face (the leadership) of the generation will have the face of a dog”
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Two different interpretations on the two keruvim above the ark lead to lessons on G-d’s wisdom and love of His people.
The law of the “Red Heifer,” the ultimate supra-rational divine decree read in Parshat Chukat, ritually purifies one after being in contact with the dead.
Weekly Op-Ed •March 9th, 2007• 6 Comments
In Parshat Ki Tissa, Moses learns to be a partner with G/d and to see His face when He reveals it, even in suffering.
Weekly Op-Ed •July 7th, 2005• 6 Comments
In Parshat Chukat Moses’ face turned pale: knowing what it means to be created in the “Divine Image” & learning the cycle of life & death through faces.