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Priorities (Matot 5779)

The Israelites were almost within sight of the Promised Land They had successfully waged their first battles They had just won a victory over the Midianites There is a new tone to the narrative We no longer hear the querulous complaints that had been the bass note of so much of the wilderness years We know why That undertone was the sound of the generation, born in slavery, that had left... Read more

The Crown All Can Wear (Pinchas 5779)

Moses said to the Lord, “May the Lord, God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over this … Read more

Not Reckoned Among the Nations (Balak 5779)

The year is 1933. Two Jews are sitting in a Viennese coffee house, reading the news. One is reading the … Read more