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Make the Right Choice Today

Make the Right Choice Today

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz People who know me know that I cannot remember dates at all. I celebrated my 60th birthday twice because I couldn’t remember what year I was born. But I remember my daughter’s birthday every year. Why? A little...

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How a Prophet Became a Contract Killer

How a Prophet Became a Contract Killer

The Torah portion of Balak features Balaam, an elder with a global reputation as a philosopher, magician, and moral degenerate. Balaam lived in Aram-Naharaim, the area between the northern sections of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, now...

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The Portion of Behukotai

The Portion of Behukotai

This week’s portion is the final one in the Book of Leviticus. It is often read in conjunction with the previous portion, Behar.   Our portion contains a brief passage outlining the blessings God offers the Children of Israel on...

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