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Morning in Jerusalem

August 25, 2007

The very first law listed in the Shulchan Aruch is to “arise like a lion in the morning, eager to serve one’s Creator.” Jews aren’t the only ones eager to serve God early in the morning in Jerusalem.  The most eager appear to be the Muslims; sometime very early in the morning (I’m not...
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Adventures in Moving…

August 19, 2007
Adventures in Moving…

The picture at left was taken about seven weeks ago…it’s a picture of the shipping container in our driveway in Toledo, ready to be loaded with all our possessions and sent half way around the world. The picture at right is the very same container sitting in front of our new home in Israel....
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Re’eh 5767 – Lo Titgodedu

August 10, 2007

“You are the children of the Lord your God; you shall not cut yourselves, nor make any baldness between your eyes for the dead.” …Deuteronomy 14:1   This week’s Torah reading, Re’eh, cautions us against following the pagan mourning practices of the original peoples of the land of Canaan. We are not to physically...
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Life in Israel

August 2, 2007

The French say that if you’re over 50 and you wake up in the morning and nothing aches, it’s a sign that you’re dead. On the other hand, whatever age you are, if you wake up in the morning and something aches, it might just be a sign that you have been sleeping on...
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