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Tag: Parashat Pinchas
June 28, 2013 | 8:08 am
Our special guest today is Rabbi Roberto Arbib, founder and Educational Director of Tel Aviv's Neve Schechter Center. Rabbi Arbib made Aliya in 1959 from Italy. In 1978 he began rabbinical studies and graduated from the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary in 1991. He also holds a B.A. in...
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It’s not unusual for people to respond with anger and a desire to stop the words or actions of those who seem to undermine what they hold dear. UC Irvine’s
Muslim Student Union received a one-year suspension for what the university deemed was a planned disruption of a speech on...
July 12, 2001 | 8:00 pm
The proverbial apple may not fall far from the tree. Often, though, the question is: which tree?
The Torah portion opens by tracing Pinchas' lineage back to his paternal grandfather, Moses' brother, Aaron. Pinchas, it will be recalled from last week's reading, dramatically put an end...
July 1, 1999 | 8:00 pmCan you name the sons of Moses? You're probably in good company if you can't. The fact of the matter is that other than their names, the Torah tells us virtually nothing about them. Their deeds and destiny are unknown.
What accounts for this? How do the children of so central a...