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Lech L’cha (Genesis 12:1 – 17:27)

  I am tired.  Here are old comments with old and new humor.  Abram is told to leave his country, maybe for reasons not so different from those who toy with that idea today. Sometimes the “homeland” just isn’t home … Continue reading

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Va’etchanan (Deuteronomy 3:23 – 7:11), Shabbat Nachamu

Last week, doom and destruction.  This week, comfort and love.  But first, the Torah reading. Moses segues into a heavy-duty discourse on laws and obedience thereto (sorry, I’m regressing a bit) by packaging his remarks in his audience’s history.  He … Continue reading

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