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Chukat – The Depth of Water

Parshat Korach relates the deaths of Miriam and Aaron, the two siblings of Moses. The Midrash teaches that Israel was graced with miraculous gifts in merit of these three siblings, the “royal family” of...

Naso – Reverse Hotel California

The following words of Torah were delivered by Dr. Russell Harding on Shabbat, 25 May 2018: Of the 18 Mitzvot in Parashat Naso, ten concern the nazir. Two are obligations, including growing hair and...

Pesach – Bottoms Up

The Halachah requires only that we consume the better portion of our wine glass during the Seder. We lean to the left when we drink each of the four cups, but there is no...