Tag Archives: Rosh Chodesh

Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17) ), Shabbat Rosh Chodesh (Numbers 28:9-15)

I can see without glasses!  OK, close-up stuff is blurry without reading glasses.  But driving is wonderful, and I can see the trees’ individual leaves, and I can see where I am when I wake up.  This, friends, is due … Continue reading

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Noah (Genesis 6:9-11:32), Shabbat Rosh Chodesh (Num. 28:9-15)

Today and tomorrow we observe Rosh Chodesh, the beginning of a new month, for Cheshvan, aka Marcheshvan.  The rabbis say the “mar” comes from the Hebrew for “bitter,” since poor Cheshvan has no holidays in it (for which I am … Continue reading

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Va’era (Exodus 6:2-9:35)

Gee, after only a week of this, we see a people subject to a stubborn, willfully ignorant leader, who will not accept that he is not 100% in charge, refuses to heed his advisors, and causes the nation to be … Continue reading

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Vayikra (Leviticus 1:1 – 5:26), Rosh Chodesh (Num. 28:9-15), Shabbat HaChodesh (Ex. 12:1-20)

I’m trying to get this done tonight because it’s supposed to snow tomorrow and my freaking out might get in the way. This week, we start reading the book of Leviticus (Vayikra, “he called” i.e., the Lord called [Moses], also … Continue reading

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Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19), Rosh Chodesh Adar I

At the end of last week’s Torah portion, Moses had gone up on Mount Sinai to get the two stone tablets, i.e., the hard copy (sorry) from the Lord.  We all know what he’ll find when he comes back down. … Continue reading

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