Acharei Mot -Kedoshim 5781

Acharei Mot -Kedoshim תשפא This coming Shabbath we will read the two Torah portions of אחרי מות  and קדושים. In the second portion, Kedoshim, the Torah adjures us (Leviticus 19:18): (יח) לֹא תִקֹּם וְלֹא תִטֹּר אֶת בְּנֵי עַמֶּךָ וְאָהַבְתָּ לְרֵעֲךָ…

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Acharei-Mot Kedoshim 5780

On our most recent vacation, our family went on a trip from the dining room to the living room. We weren’t able to get a direct flight, so instead we had to go the long route, with a short stopover…

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Acharei Mot – Kedoshim

Acharei Mot – Kedoshim תשפ This week (if shul were open!), we would read a double portion, Acharei Mot and Kedoshim. The third verse in Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:3) tells us: (ג) אִישׁ אִמּוֹ וְאָבִיו תִּירָאוּ וְאֶת שַׁבְּתֹתַי תִּשְׁמֹרוּ אֲנִי יְדֹוָד…

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Boeing Nowhere Fast….Parshat Kedoshim 5779

On the morning of March 10, 2019, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 took off from Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, and headed toward Nairobi, Kenya. Six minutes into the flight, the airplane, a Boeing 737 Max 8, began a nosedive…

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Parshat Kedoshim 5779

Kedoshim תשע"ט                 The famous, oft-quoted, verse from the Torah, “Love thy neighbor as thyself,” is found in this week’s portion. Yet, a brief internet search for the words, “love thy neighbor as thyself,” repeatedly yields the following result: [37]…

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