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Is Religion a Good Thing?

Is religion a good thing? For the last few years, it has been a question that seems to loom over many of us. There definitely are sides. There are atheists and religious fundamentalist positions vying for their one Truth, and

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Posted in Baal, Bamot, Divine Revelation, Golden Rule, Talmud, Tannaim, Uncategorized

Parshat Balak 5767: The Peor Outbreak

Numbers 22:2-25:9 In this portion, King Balak of Moab watches all of his neighbors go down to defeat militarily at the hands of the Israelites. He sends envoys to the greatest magician in the area, Balaam, to curse the advancing

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