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Rabbi Naomi Hyman | Shemini 2016

Shemini: In Synch with the Sacred

In this week’s reading (Shemini), the kohanim begin their duties, the divine presence comes to dwell in the sanctuary, the dietary laws are revealed, and instructions for managing the competing energies of death and life are given. The entire community comes to witness the priestly installations rites, and Moses explains that…  …this is what YHVH commands you […]

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Rabbi Naomi Hyman | Food for Thought

Shemini: Food for Thought

I write most of these commentaries at my favorite coffee shop. The coffee is fresh and delicious and the atmosphere is warm and friendly even at 6:00 AM. It’s a great spot for meeting friends and colleagues, and its the the perfect “office” for laptop-toting entrepreneurs like me. But the main reason I love Rise Up Coffee Roasters is […]

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