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Fabi Werbin
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Ree Text message
The
Torah tells us in Deuteronomy 16:16 “Three times a year you shall appear before
the LORD your G-d in the place which G-d chooses…”  What
a powerful statement. Some people took it really seriously, and showed up for
only the two days of Rosh Hashana and ...

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Bechukotai Text Message
Parashat Bechukotai (If you follow my
rules)       Among the verses of this parasha we find the Tochecha, the rebuke
that G-d gives the people of Israel if they do not follow G-d’s commandments. Chapter 26:36 says: “ I will bring
despair into the hearts of ...

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Behar Text Message
Parashat Behar (at the
mountain)            In Leviticus Chapter 25 (that holds most of
the text of our section) three times we find verses that start with the following
words: “   If one of your fellow Israelites faces financial
difficulty,” verses 25, 35 ...

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Parashat Emor (You shall tell) In
this section we are commanded to count the Omer. Every day between Pesach and
Shavuot we add one more day. In
Biblical times this mitzvah expressed a strong agricultural relationship
between the people of Israel and its lan...

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Parashat Kedoshim (you shall be a holy nation) There is an explicit prohibition in the Torah that has become very relevant in recent decades. In Leviticus 19:29, the Torah forbids tattoos. The main reason for this prohibition is learned from the context in ...

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Parashat Acharei mot (After the death) The text surprised us… Leviticus 18:3 “You must not do things like they
are done in the land of Egypt, where you used to live. And you must not do
things like they are done in the land of Canaan, where I am bringing yo...

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Metzorah text message.
Parashat
Metzorah (Leper) You
will have leprosy in your houses… In
Rashi’s explanation we can find the essence of Judaism. “Heb. וְנָתַתִּי , lit. and I will give (leprosy in your
houses) This is [good] news for them that lesions of tzara’ath will come upon...

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Parashat Tazria (When a woman conceives) The Torah speaks in this
section mainly about skin diseases.  Skin diseases are usually related to
impurity. All of a sudden in the
middle of the description, there is the following verse: Leviticus 13:13:  “…then
th...

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Parashat Shemini (The Eighth Day) There are not many places where Moses makes mistakes in the Torah
but even though he is a human being, a special one, Moses made mistakes. Moses got upset with Aaron’s sons and it looks like they were
right… We always try t...

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Parashat Tzav (Command) This section describes a special type of fire that was present in
the tabernacle.  This fire must burn at all times, and may not be
extinguished. In fact these are the first words of the parasha. Immediately after that, the Torah tel...
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