Rabbi Pesach Scheiner

Rabbi Pesach Scheiner is the Rabbi of Boulder County Center for Judaism. In addition, he teaches extensively throughout Boulder County and is the author of "Finding the Joy in Everyday Living," a book of short chapters explaining the ways to access happiness through appreciation, gratitude, and a sense of purpose.

Being Strong in the Face of Adversity

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This week we read two Torah portions. The first one is called Matos (literally staff) and the second one Masai (journeys). The commentaries tell us that there is a connection between the Torah portion and the time that it is read.

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Beyond Reason

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In this week's Torah Portion we learn about how a person who has come into contact with a dead body can be purified to be allowed to enter the Temple.

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Avoiding Strife

In this week's Torah portion we read about the Temple being erected in the desert. To celebrate this great occasion, the leaders of each tribe bought special gifts and sacrifices to the Temple.

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Speaking and Radiating

This week's Torah portion begins with the verse; "G-d said to Moses, say to the Kohanim, the sons of Aharon and say to them..". Why does it say "say to.." the same people twice?

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Purim – An Ongoing Phenomenon

It is well known that when Purim comes along, it's time to put on a Purim costume. What, however, is the reason for this tradition?

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Building a Home for G-d

In this week's Torah portion, we learn about the commandment to build a sanctuary in which G-d's presence will rest and be felt.

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Jail vs Fines?

This week's Torah portion discusses many civil wars such as the punishment for stealing, kidnapping, physical assault etc.

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