Tag Archives: Nachmanides

Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22), Shabbat Chazon, Tisha B’Av

Words.  That is the Hebrew name of the final book of the Torah and of this portion: Devarim. In English, the book is Deuteronomy.  From etymologyonline.com, ‘Deuteronomy (n.)  5th book of the Pentateuch, late 14c., from Late Latin Deuteronomium, from Greek Deuteronomion, literally … Continue reading

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Ki Tissa (Ex. 30:11 – 34:35)

Still on the old computer.  I think mine will be fixed later today. I wonder why I can no longer stand the color white?  See our local paper’s take on how you know if you have snow fatigue at http://www.delawareonline.com/story/life/2014/02/13/how-you-know-you-have-snow-fatigue/5430693/ .  A … Continue reading

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Torah Portion Humor – Mattot-Mase’ei (Numbers 30:2 – 36:13)

First, the answer to last week’s BONUS question: The haftarah verse found in the liturgy is Jeremiah 2:2, which is one of the Zichronot (Remembrance) Verses in the Musaf service on Rosh Hashanah. This double portion ends the book of … Continue reading

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