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Counting the Omer - Day 26

I hope these devotional thoughts have been a blessing to you. Of course, as a rabbi, I love preparing them for you. I’d like to hear from you. Since we’re half-way to the end of the Count, I’d appreciate getting some feedback from you. If you’d care to share something with me, please write barryrubin1@aol.com. Are they meaningful

Counting the Omer - Day 21

We’re finishing the third week of the 49-day Counting of the Omer. As I shared earlier, Aish HaTorah, an excellent Orthodox Jewish organization, has organized this counting around 7 important character traits that are part of all humanity.    In preparation for Shavuot, which we will observe on June 8 during and after services, when we received

Counting the Omer - Day 19

Shalom, shalom, Mishpochah (Family), We’re beginning the third week of the 49-day Counting of the Omer. As I shared earlier, Aish HaTorah, an excellent Orthodox Jewish organization, has organized this counting around 7 important character traits that are part of all humanity.    In preparation for Shavuot, which we will observe on June 8 during and after services, when

Counting the Omer - Day 18

Shalom, shalom, Mishpochah (Family), We’re beginning the third week of the 49-day Counting of the Omer. As I shared earlier, Aish HaTorah, an excellent Orthodox Jewish organization, has organized this counting around 7 important character traits that are part of all humanity.    In preparation for Shavuot, which we will observe on June 8 during and after services, when

Counting the Omer - Day 17

We’re beginning the third week of the 49-day Counting of the Omer. As I shared earlier, Aish HaTorah, an excellent Orthodox Jewish organization, has organized this counting around 7 important character traits that are part of all humanity.    In preparation for Shavuot, which we will observe on June 8 during and after services, when we received

Counting the Omer - Day 13

We’re in the second week of the 49-day Counting of the Omer. As I shared earlier, Aish HaTorah, an excellent Orthodox Jewish organization, has organized this counting around 7 important character traits that are part of all humanity. In preparation for Shavuot, when we received the Torah as a united nation, many people use the Counting

Counting the Omer - Day 12

The first week focused on chesed, loving-kindness, and provided 7 easy ways to develop this character trait. The second week of the Counting looks at gevurah, discipline, and offers some easy-to-take steps to develop this character trait a bit better.   I am interacting with some of Aish’s ideas, adding some comments from ha-B’rit Hadashah (the New Covenant)

Counting the Omer - Day 11

The first week focused on chesed, loving-kindness, and provided 7 easy ways to develop this character trait. The second week of the Counting looks at gevurah, discipline, and offers some easy-to-take steps to develop this character trait a bit better. From Aish ha Torah Day 11 ― Netzach of Gevurah: Endurance in Discipline Effective discipline must be enduring

Counting the Omer - Day 10

We’re in the second week of the 49-day Counting of the Omer. As I shared earlier, Aish HaTorah, an excellent Orthodox Jewish organization, has organized this counting around 7 important character traits that are part of all humanity. In preparation for Shavuot, when we received the Torah as a united nation, many people use the Counting

Counting the Omer - Day 9

We’re in the second week of the 49-day Counting of the Omer. As I shared earlier, Aish HaTorah, an excellent Orthodox Jewish organization, has organized this counting around 7 important character traits that are part of all humanity. In preparation for Shavuot, when we received the Torah as a united nation, many people use the Omer