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The laws of “vows” grant the authority & ability to define with our words & actions the very nature of our environment to ordinary, mortal man.
The Torah delegates various aspects of our relationship with G-d to “appointed times” but we should also endeavor to make “every day an appointed time”.
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Unpacking the miracle of space in the Ark in the Holy Temple and the significance of time in the banquet that is our world.
In Parshat Korach the difference between Moses & Korach is Moses desired to be a Kohen Gadol; Korach & his crew acted to appropriate the rank for themselves
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The Torah was received thousands of years ago. Is it possible that G-d has changed his mind about some of the stipulations He wrote in it?
Caleb’s role in the tragic story of The 12 Spies in Parshat Shelach.
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The theme, in this week’s Torah portion, the destruction of the wicked cities, Sodom and Gomorrah, a deceptively complex story…
While many of the Torah’s laws are time- & place-specific, their significance is always eternal & universal, such as kindling the menorah in the Holy Temple
Free choice; good and evil: the deeper significance of the divine voice’s “short stop” at the doorway of the Sanctuary.
Aaron is the prototype for man’s responsibility for the spiritual elevation of his fellows, which reflects his role as kindler of the menorah in the Temple