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www.azamra.org 27 Shevat 5776 / 6 February 2016

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Exodus 21:1-24:18
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Fruits of Israel
The festival of Tu B'Shvat (15th of Shevat, Sunday night-Monday Jan. 24-25), "New Year of the Tree", celebrates the fruits of the Land of Israel. "For HaShem your G-d is bringing you into a good land... a land of wheat and barley, and vines and fig-trees and pomegranates; a land of olive-trees and honey... And you shall eat and be satisfied, and bless HaShem your G-d for the good land which He has given you." (Deuteronomy 8:7-10)
Sunday January 24, 2016

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Unification
The concept of Yichud, "Unification of the Holy One blessed-be-He and His Indwelling Presence" is the foundation of the Torah system of prayer, devotion and service. Today's class seeks to elucidate this concept through study of a key passage in Zohar and consideration of the miracle of the splitting of the Red Sea.
Sunday January 17, 2016

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The Politics of Redemption
With even western governments today increasingly perceived as oppressing their own citizens, the lessons of Israel's redemption from Pharaoh and Egypt provide deep insights into how people of faith may find true freedom and direction in a troubled world.
Sunday January 10, 2016
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Paradise or Pardes?

As we embark on the eight-week "ShOVaVIM-TaT" period of Teshuvah culminating in the Torah readings about the giving of the Torah and building the Sanctuary, it is timely to consider where our Teshuvah leads, the Torah concept of Paradise and the four levels of Torah interpretation signified by the Hebrew word "PaRDeS", a garden or orchard.
Sunday December 27 2015

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Spring or Winter?
With Chanukah behind us and five years on since the start of the "Arab spring", many people find themselves entering the so-called "season of good cheer" contemplating a world sinking deeper and deeper into gloom and darkness. This week, as Torah-lovers prepare to conclude our reading of the book of Genesis, we need to ask if this is the threshold of Armageddon or the Final Redemption?.
Sunday December 20, 2015

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"A Call to Live" in Portuguese
UM CONVITE PARA VIVER
Torá, Cura, Sabedoria

Autor Avraham Yehoshua Greenbaum
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The Divine Balance
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alance (Aramaic: "Math'kela") is a key concept in the kabbalistic explanation of the repair of creation. Understanding its meaning can help us come to terms with negative aspects of our lives so as to find true and lasting joy.
Sunday May 10, 2015

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The Captive Child
Depth discussion of halachic perspectives on the captured Souls of Israel and their relevance in our time.

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Under the Table
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Study of traditional Jewish healing in the TaNaKh, Talmud, Kabbalah and Chassidut
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A Call to LIVE

Torah Healing Wisdom
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138 Openings
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by Rabbi Moshe
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Classic exposition of the kabbalistic system of the Zohar and the Tree of Life
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