Monday, December 5, 2016 Kislev 5, 5777
By:
Andy Gotlieb | JE Managing Editor
Julie Seltzer is a female Torah scribe, or soferet. She is believed to be just the second soferet in the world to transcribe an entire Torah.
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By:
Rabbi Seth Goren
As Perry Como crooned so beautifully, there’s no place like home for the holidays. He might not have had Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in mind, but the sentiment still resonates as we head into the High Holiday season.
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By:
Rabbi David Ackerman
There’s no getting around it; we spend a lot of time talking.
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By:
Rabbi George Stern
The parshah contains several thematic sections: regulations regarding the judicial system and public officials (judges, kings, Levitical priests, prophets true and false); special aspects of the judicial system (cities of refuge, property boundary markers, witnesses); rules for war; and dealing with unsolved murders.
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By:
Rabbi Fred V. Davidow
Two key phrases in this passage are “do not harden your heart” and “open your hand.”
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