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Hineni (Here I Am)

Jun 28, 2018

In this week’s Torah portion Balak.  Fear of the other is alive and well. The text opens with a fearful king dreading the arrival of the Israelites to his land of Moab. He tells the elders in Number 22:4 what he believes about the Israelites he says “Now this horde will lick clean all that is about us as an ox licks...

Jun 20, 2018

One of the things that I love about the weekly  Torah portion is that so often when I need a passage to speak to me about what is happening in our world today the words are there on the page and they jump out out at me.  This week we are in the Torah portion Chukat.