Monthly Archives: November 2019

Torah Thoughts – Toldot

This week in Parashat Toldot, meaning generations or history, we once again have a tale of two brothers, an elder and younger. It is almost as if HaShem was setting forth the pattern for the making of Hollywood sequels. First, Cain … Continue reading

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Torah Thoughts – Chayei Sarah

The law of first mention may be said to be the principle that requires one to go to that portion of the Scriptures where a doctrine is mentioned for the first time and to study the first occurrence of the … Continue reading

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Torah Thoughts – Lech Lecha

Genesis 12:1 & 4 – HaShem told Abram to go forth and he did so … almost. The command was “… from your na­tive land and from your father’s house to the land that I will show you.” While Abram … Continue reading

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Torah Thoughts – Noach

In a blog article entitled Are Some People Better Than Others, Laura Maguire observed,  When Thomas Jefferson said, “All men are created equal,” he didn’t mean that we’re all born with the same virtues or talents in life. He was not denying … Continue reading

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