Bible Study & Holidays

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Bible Study & Holidays

Passover The Holiday of Freedom

The eight-day festival of Passover is celebrated in the early spring, from the 15th through the 22nd of the Hebrew month of Nissan. It commemorates the emancipation of the ...
Bible Study & Holidays

Creative Mishloach Manot

One of the four mitzvahs of Purim is to send edible gifts, called mishloach manot, to family and friends. Mishloach manot means the sending of portions, in Hebrew. Sending ...
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Behind the Scenes

During a movie our attention is focused on the acting, scenery and the plot. After a movie, the credits roll giving most of the recognition to the actors and ...
Bible Study & Holidays

Pirkei Avot, Ethics of Our Fathers

In this Mishna, Rabbi Yehoshua lists three personality flaws which “remove a person from the world.” The implication is not simply that G-d will punish such a person, but ...
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Parashat Hashavuah

Parashat Toldot Few Biblical struggles, few familial conflicts—in a book filled with stories of intra-family struggles—are as tragic as the confrontation between Jacob and Esau. The twin grandsons of ...