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Wednesday July 29 2020, 8:24 AM Behind Our Veil
We have finished our series, we have completed our teshuva, but we are far from done.  Ahead, tomorrow, is the 9th of Av fast, and in looking even further on the horizon, we begin Seven Weeks of Consolation this shabbat, as we begin to ramp up to...
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Tuesday July 28 2020, 11:39 AM Behind Our Veil
“...and the left kidney in the soul…”  SY 5:8 Day 7 ~ Speak to the Rock ~ Lessons of LaShon Before we wrap up this series (Day 8 will be our final post, as it will have “prepared us for the 9th of Av” before it arrives), we need to...
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This is Day 6 of a series. You can read the prelude Rosh Chodesh Av post here , and Day 1   Day 2   Day 3   Day 4 and Day 5 are here. “And Av in the year…”  Sefer Yetzirah...
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Day 5 Leo: Lessons is Leadership  Yesterday, we discussed how the letter Tet represents the two “paths of man.”  Today, we will continue our discussion with an observation that the constellation Leo, if witnessed from just the right angle,...
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Saturday July 25 2020, 9:57 PM Behind Our Veil
This is Day 4 of a series. You can read the prelude Rosh Chodesh Av post here , and Day 1   Day 2 and Day 3 are here. Day 4 Tet, Hod and the Left Kidney Shavua Tov friends!  We continue our discussion of...
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This is Day 3 of a series. You can read the prelude Rosh Chodesh Av post here , and Day 1 and Day 2 are here. Day 3 ~ Perception is Powerful “And bound a crown to it, and He combined one with...
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Thursday July 23 2020, 9:55 PM Behind Our Veil
This is Day 2 of a series. You can read the prelude Rosh Chodesh Av post here , and Day 1 is here. Day 2 ~ The Letter Tet “ He made the letter Tet (ט) king over hearing…” According to Hebrewtoday.com the...
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Wednesday July 22 2020, 10:14 PM Behind Our Veil
Day 1 ~ What is the Month of Av~ An Introduction So, what is the Month of Av? For me, the Month of Av always feels akin to a semester test.  The "voice of G-d" seems to grow more "still and small" as day after day, from the 17th of...
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Tuesday July 21 2020, 5:49 PM Behind Our Veil
Tonight (and tomorrow and Thursday) mark Rosh Chodesh Av.  The past few weeks have been a whirlwind, a tornado of emotion, for our family, and I have been driving myself crazy trying to decide what to write about next.  Recently, I stumbled...
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Monday June 22 2020, 8:50 AM Behind Our Veil
Simcha Rosh Chodesh Tammuz!!!! This month is brought to you by the 8th letter of the Hebrew aleph bet: Chet.  Chet is like a ladder (going up?  Or Going down?  Only time will tell) ...this month people regularly get distracted by the beauty and...
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Tuesday May 26 2020, 7:27 AM Behind Our Veil
The month of #Sivan is associated with the letter Zayin.  Zayin can be a weapon or a plowshare, depending on how we use it. (Isaiah 2:4) It is a month for learning boundaries from G-d.  Whether you feel the Torah (bible) is literal, or just an...
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Sunday June 9 2019, 8:10 PM Behind Our Veil
What Can We Glean From the Book of Ruth? Today, Sivan 6 on the Hebrew Calendar, commemorates the Anniversary of the giving of the Torah at Sinai. 1 In Synagogues everywhere, today the Book of Ruth will be read. To the modern reader,...
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Thursday November 17 2016, 12:00 AM The Fringe
This past weeks Parsha (Noach) has me a bit perturbed.  The flood.  We all know the story:  God calls Noach a Tzaddik  (a righteous man) and asks him to build an ark because He is sick of mankind and wants a fresh start. Noach obeys. Read...
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