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February 06, 2016
Rabbi Elliot J. Cosgrove

Mishpatim

One of the most gracious and memorable invitations ever extended to me was when Rabbi Dr. Eugene Borowitz, z”l, invited me to teach one of his classes at Hebrew Union College. Dr. Borowitz, who died two weeks ago at the age of 91, was one of the most, if not the most influential American Jewish...

January 23, 2016
Rabbi Elliot J. Cosgrove

Beshallah

At the risk of Monday-morning quarterbacking the greatest story ever told, there is one question that should have been asked in the fifteen chapters leading up to the liberation of the Israelites from Egypt, but unfortunately never was. It was not for lack of opportunity. Moses could have asked the question when he...

January 09, 2016
Rabbi Elliot J. Cosgrove

Va-era

Thirty-six years strikes me as well beyond the statute of limitations on spoiler alerts, but if it isn’t, then this would be a good time to get up and leave the room. Because while it would definitely be in bad taste to tell you how the new Star Wars movie ends, I have to believe that at this point it is safe to...