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Blogging the Torah: Parashat Chayei Sarah, Ach! Families!

As with so many of the parshiot in Bereshit, Chayei Sarah is jam-packed with the real life activities of our ancestors.  Named after the first few words of the parasha, Chayei Sarah — literally the life of Sarah — is … Continue reading

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Blogging the Torah: Parashat Emor, No One Acts Alone

I am confused.  I am probably more confused than I ever have been in reading the Torah.  In this week’s Torah portion, Emor, after a lengthy discussion of the holiday cycle, a strange little story is tagged on. We learn … Continue reading

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