Stand Up!

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A WEEKLY TORAH THOUGHT FROM RABBI MORDY There is so much to contemplate in this week’s Parsha (Netzavim), especially considering how short it is. It is as though, knowing that the High Holy Days are approaching, we are receiving extra material just in case we are unwilling or unable to do our own reflecting. So, we are commanded to stand… Read More

A Judge-y Parsha!

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A WEEKLY TORAH THOUGHT FROM RABBI MORDY This week’s Parsha, Shoftim, which literally means “Judges,” contains many laws relating to, you may have guessed, judges or judgments. One well known verse found in the Parsha is “Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof, ” which translates to mean “Justice, Justice, you shall pursue.” In teaching the laws of judges and justice there is a… Read More

Glasses Half Full

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A WEEKLY TORAH THOUGHT FROM RABBI MORDY They say seeing is believing. Well, if that’s the case, this Parsha is about belief. The Parsha is called “Re’eh,” which literally means “seeing,” and begins with Moses speaking to the Jewish people about important choices they need to make. His exact words? “See, I place before you today a blessing and a… Read More

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