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Dvar Torah

Sotah and a Woman’s Prayer

Sotah and a Woman’s Prayer

In this week’s Torah reading, Parshat Naso, we come across a fascinating mitzvah. It is the only mitzvah in the entire system of 613 mitzvot that directly involves a miracle.

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Revelation: Just The Starting Point

Revelation: Just The Starting Point

With the conclusion of Shabbat this Saturday night, we simultaneously initiate the holiday of Shavuot. In large part Shavuot commemorates the divine revelation that took place thousands of years ago at Mt. Sinai, 50 days after the exodus from Egypt.

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The Reality of Reunified Jerusalem

The Reality of Reunified Jerusalem

I will never forget the day and the exuberant feeling. I was a senior in high school and had come to school for graduation rehearsal, but the real excitement that day was the unbelievable and unthinkable news. Jerusalem was a unified city.

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Everyone Can Be Like a Kohen

Everyone Can Be Like a Kohen

This week’s parsha, Emor, concludes a major topic of Sefer Vayikra, the Book of Leviticus. This third book of the Torah deals with special laws and mitzvot pertaining to the tribe of Levi and its subdivision, the Kohanim or priests.

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The Land of God’s Providence

The Land of God’s Providence

Israel is a truly amazing and unique place on the earth. This coming Monday, 35 students from our Posnack Jewish Day School, Fischer High School, will embark on their annual 10th-grade class trip to Israel where they will spend an exciting 2 weeks absorbing its rich religious and cultural heritage.

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