Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

October 26, 2012  My apologies – I had no idea how hectic and time-consuming the process of retiring would be, and I’m still in the midst of it and so I’m taking the easy way out and giving you a … Continue reading

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Noah (Genesis 6:9-11:32)

Appropriately enough for the week in which the Torah portion is Noah (guttural “h”), we had some heavy rain this morning, which is appropriate since the Torah portion this week is Noah (guttural “h”).  It’s clearing up now, and the … Continue reading

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Bereishit (Genesis 1:1-6:8)

          Bereishit is the longest Torah portion – not in verses (146), but in time, spanning over 1500 years (over 10 years per verse).  The majestic English of Genesis with which we are so familiar is largely from William Tyndale’s … Continue reading

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Shabbat Chol HaMoed Sukkot, Hoshana Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret, Simchat Torah, V’zot HaBracha (Deut. 33:1-34:12)

I hadn’t expected the steel tubing to warp.  Maybe it’s because the pieces were stressed last year by being forced into a not totally level configuration for about 2 weeks last year?  (Where’s a good materials scientist or engineer when … Continue reading

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