Time to Go

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A WEEKLY TORAH THOUGHT FROM RABBI MORDY This week’s Parsha, Vayeilech, nears the end of the journey of the Torah. (Next week is the final Parsha, read before Simchat Torah.) It begins the end, if you will, the final song before Moses leaves this world. We find something so telling in the Parsha’s name: Vayeilech means, “And he went.” Wait,… Read More

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

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