Tag Archives: sabbatical

Behar-Behukkotai (Leviticus 25:1 – 27:34)

[Yes, I know this is a week early, but I will be away next week, so you can read it now or save it until then.] With this double portion, we close the book of Leviticus.  Starting next week: Numbers: … Continue reading

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Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17)

Yes, I know it’s only Sunday, but I will be away, so I thought I’d send this out now.  I am also in my usual pre-vacation transition state, toward the end of taking care of all the little details (my … Continue reading

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Behar (Lev. 25:1-26:2)

I have been dealing with a lingering respiratory syndrome (laryngitis, productive and non-productive cough, headache) and the time has come for a full court press because I have a little concert (madrigals class) and a big one (DVC) in the … Continue reading

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Re’eh (Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17)

First, the answer to the bonus question of two weeks ago: BONUS QUESTION: In addition to verses 6:4-9, what verse in this week’s portion is part of the Torah service? ANSWER: Deut. 4:4: And you, who held fast to the … Continue reading

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Behar-Behukkotai (Leviticus 25:1 – 27:34)

Today did not start out well.  I go to services sort of daily (5-6/week) to say kaddish for my mother (if we get a minyan).  Friday services start at 7:30 am.  I woke up at 7:27 (yes, I’d set the … Continue reading

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