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Shabbat Parashat Shelach 5777–Shabbat Torah Study–Feeling the Warmth of God’s Love

This week’s Parasha contains the commandment of tzitzit, the fringes on the corners for the four (4) cornered garment we have come to call the tallit and what we think of as the prayer shawl. The fact is that this … Continue reading

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Parshat Shelach 5775–Shabbat Torah Study in the “D”–Believe in Yourself, Have Faith and Move Forward

This week’s Parasha contains the infamous story of the spies, 10/12 of whom bring back a report that doubts that God’s people will be able to conquer the land. That report and the people’s reaction has tragic consequences—40 years’ worth. … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shelach 5774–Shabbat Torah Study at Adat Shalom– The Faith and Courage to Move Forward

The spies of this week’s Parasha were not some low level infantry troops on patrol in enemy territory. They were high echelon, top brass from each tribe gathering intelligence about the land the God had promised—the God who had just … Continue reading

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Paul Magy’s Shabbat Torah Study in the D–Parshat Shelach 5772–Rabbi Shere–Don’t Lead Yourself Astray

This week’s Parsha begins with the story of external spies, those who lead the Jewish people astray and ends symmetrically with a warning about our  internal, built in spies—our hearts and eyes that lead us astray.  The Torah says not … Continue reading

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