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Connecting the Dots

Saturdays: The Sabbath Torah Portions
Numbers 33

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One of the fun things we used to do as little children was to draw in “Dot to Dot” books. 284 more words

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Stepping-Stones

Saturdays: The Sabbath Torah Portions
Numbers 33

Click or touch “Firestarter”
To listen to Nick read the one-minute introduction.

The history of all the people that came to the United States through Ellis Island is available in massive data banks—where each person came from, on what boat, and to what city each migrated. 240 more words

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Were They Cheated?

I just can’t decide whether the Daughters of Tzelafchad get cheated.

They know their Dad should get a patch of the Promised Land, but he’s dead and they have no brother to represent the family. 191 more words

Remembering the Rally cry of my youth: Torah v'Avodah

To all those out there who have either been members of, or been exposed to the Jewish youth group B’nei Akiva, the title of this post will immediately strike you with what will most likely be a fond and warm recognition. 539 more words

Reflections on Romans 3

For indeed circumcision is of value if you practice the Law; but if you are a transgressor of the Law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision. So if the uncircumcised man keeps the requirements of the Law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision?

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#TieBlog #Mas'ei

Parashat Mas’ei concludes the Book of Numbers. The account of the people’s journey through the wilderness is complete. They have completed forty years in the desert and stand on the banks of the Jordan River ready to enter the Promised Land. 149 more words

Drawing Strength from Children

I wrote this a few weeks ago, the morning after the first Code Red siren sounded in Gush Etzion. 

For the second night in the past week, I didn’t sleep. 781 more words

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