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BIAY - Bible in a year - March 2nd 2015

This article is part of a series called Bible in a year, for the full year please check out our BIAY home page, or for March check out our… 36 more words

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TORAH: KI TISA

UNIVERSAL TORAH: KI TISA

By Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum

Torah Reading: KI TISA Exodus 30:11-34:35
Haftara: I Kings 18.1-39 (Sephardi ritual: I Kings 18.20-39).

PROVIDING THE MEDICINE BEFORE THE ILLNESS… 1,890 more words

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Shemot Two: Meet Moses

The Egyptians are oppressing the Israelites, and Pharaoh has made a decree that all newborn male babies of the Israelites should be thrown into the Nile. 741 more words

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Make a good first impression

Genesis 29:10-11. The first time Jacob met Rachel, he embraced and kissed her.

Okay, go with me on this one.  I’m not advocating the bombarding people you’ve never met with hugs and smooches.   312 more words

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Psalms as Torah: It's About Him

There are all sorts of literary-theological features of Psalm 1 that modern interpreters tend to miss. One of the most important of these is simply Psalm 1’s placement at the front of the collection. 508 more words

Hebrew Bible

Mutual Respect

It has been called to my attention that one of the causes of stereotypes and hatred is lack of information and miscommunication. What I have learned is that the way to combat this is through education, empathy, and compassion.  484 more words

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