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Shabbat Lech L’cha 5778–Paul Magy’s Shabbat Torah Study– Where Are You Going?

And so the journey begins. “Lech L’cha…” Avram and Sarai are told. Genesis 12:1. God uses a lot of words for what should be a simple instruction. Instead of God just saying “Lech” – “Go” to Eretz Yisrael, God says: … Continue reading

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Parashat Lech Lecha 5776–The Journey Continues

Lech Lecha is the direction given by God to Avram and Sarai leading to the “founding” of what would become the Jewish people. He and Sarai left the comforts of home to a new place they did not know. Leaving … Continue reading

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Parashat Lech Lecha 5775–Shabbat Torah Study–Where are you going?

The journey to peoplehood continues in this week’s Parasha. Is there a message in it for us? Avraham and Sarah were perhaps the first Jewish missionaries, not just preaching ethical monotheism and morality to the idolaters of Aram and Charan, … Continue reading

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Lech Lecha 5773–Shabbat Torah Study in the D–Where is God Telling You to Be? Are You there?

We move from the righteous Noah to the righteous Avraham. Interestingly, we are all the children of Noach (right?), but it is Avraham who we revere as the first of the Avot (forefathers). How was Avraham’s righteousness different and better … Continue reading

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