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Tag: Parashat Emor
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April 26, 2013 | 5:20 am
This is the Second installment of our weekly series of talks about the weekly Torah portion.
Our Special guest today is Rabba Sara Hurwitz, a member of the Rabbinical staff at the Hebrew institute of Riverdale and the Dean of Yeshivat Maharat, the first institution to train...
April 25, 2013 | 11:57 am
There is a story told in the Rabbinic literature that “Rabbi Shimon ben Shetach one day commissioned his disciples to buy him a camel from an Arab. When they brought him the animal, they gleefully announced that they had found a precious stone in its collar, expecting their master...
May 3, 2011 | 6:28 pm
My sister just touched down in Israel. I can feel her elation way over here in California. Time stood still; there was silence. The land and the woman were one. She had returned home.
My sister made aliyah 22 years ago, with her then-husband and 1-year-old daughter. After building...