This week’s Torah portion begins with Moshe (Moses) commanding the Jews to observe Shabbat (the Sabbath): “On six days work may be done, but the seventh day shall be holy for you, a day of complete rest for G-d”.[1] Shabbat is a day of rest I have grown to appreciate m...

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            After the sin of the golden calf, where the Jewish people created an idol to serve in place of G-d, G-d’s anger flares up against the Jewish people. But Moshe reminds Him that He made a promise to the Patriarchs: “I will increase your offspring like...

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