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Rabbi Kalman Packouz

Rabbi Kalman Packouz is the author and publisher of Shabbat Shalom Internet Weekly. To subscribe, go to www.shabbatshalom.org and enter your email address. Click for Rabbi Packouz's complete bio.

Tazria 5760

Tazria 5760

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GOOD MORNING!  Three weeks to Pesach and counting ... It's time to give some thought to making the Seder more enjoyable and effective in creating a ...


Shmini 5760

Shmini 5760

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GOOD MORNING!  Thirty days before each holiday we are directed by the Sages to prepare for the holiday. We are now less than 30 days and closing ...


Tzav 5760

Tzav 5760

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GOOD MORNING!  I just love this piece and had to share it with you. Who amongst us appreciates the women in our lives sufficiently? Love is the ...


Vayikra 5760

Vayikra 5760

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GOOD MORNING!  Purim is coming up next week, Monday night, March 20th through all day Tuesday! The Fast of Esther is Monday, March 20th. Q & A:  ...


Lech Lecha 5764

Lech Lecha 5764

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! In this week's Torah portion, Avraham (Abraham) makes his ...


V'Zot HaBracha 5764

V'Zot HaBracha 5764

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! Sukkot is the holiday of joy. One way to bring more joy ...


Noach 5764

Noach 5764

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! What is the value of an act of kindness? Several years ago ...


Bereishit 5764

Bereishit 5764

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! What is the value of keeping your word? What is the value ...


Sukkot 5764

Sukkot 5764

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The Torah Portion for Saturday, October 11 is that of Sukkot. Parshat V'Zot HaBracha will be read on Simchat Torah, which is on Sunday, October 19 ...


Ha'azinu 5764

Ha'azinu 5764

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! A friend once had a court case. The judge called for a ...


Rosh Hashanah 5764

Rosh Hashanah 5764

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! Rosh Hashana begins this Friday evening, September 26th. ...


Vayelech 5763

Vayelech 5763

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! A month ago I attended my 35th high school class reunion. ...


Ki Tavo 5763

Ki Tavo 5763

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! What does it mean to be the Chosen People? To many Jews it ...


Ki Tetzei 5763

Ki Tetzei 5763

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! My friend, Sunny Goldstein, told me the story of a young ...


Shoftim 5763

Shoftim 5763

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! Did you ever want to meet the President of the United ...


Re'eh 5763

Re'eh 5763

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click here: GOOD MORNING! Imagine the situation - a young Jewish man, successful in ...


Ekev 5763

Ekev 5763

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V'etchanan 5763

V'etchanan 5763

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Devarim 5763

Devarim 5763

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Masay 5763

Masay 5763

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Pinchas 5763

Pinchas 5763

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Chukat 5763

Chukat 5763

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Gratitude is what distinguishes us as human beings. If the Shabbat Shalom has ever made you smile, gave you an insight into life or Torah ... or ...


Balak 5763

Balak 5763

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If you would like to support the Shabbat Shalom Weekly, please click on the button: This week, the Torah portion outside of Israel is both ...


Korach 5763

Korach 5763

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Gratitude is what distinguishes us as human beings. If the Shabbat Shalom has ever made you smile, gave you an insight into life or Torah ... or ...


Shlach 5763

Shlach 5763

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Gratitude is what distinguishes us as human beings. If the Shabbat Shalom has ever made you smile, gave you an insight into life or Torah ... or ...


Be'halot'cha 5763

Be'halot'cha 5763

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Naso 5763

Naso 5763

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Shavuot 5763

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Bamidbar 5763

Bamidbar 5763

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If you would like to contribute towards the continuation of this weekly series: GOOD MORNING! I saw an interesting bumper sticker: "Hug ...


Bechukotai 5763

Bechukotai 5763

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Behar 5763

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Emor 5763

Emor 5763

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Kedoshim 5763

Kedoshim 5763

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Acharei Mot 5763

Acharei Mot 5763

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Passover (first day) 5769

Passover (first day) 5769

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If you would like to contribute towards the continuation of this weekly series, please click here: The Torah Portion for Shabbat, April 19, 2003 ...


Metzora 5763

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If you would like to contribute towards the continuation of this weekly series, please click here: GOOD MORNING! The first Seder is Wednesday ...


Tazria 5763

Tazria 5763

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Shmini 5763

Shmini 5763

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Tzav 5763

Tzav 5763

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Vayikra 5763

Vayikra 5763

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Pekudei 5763

Pekudei 5763

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Vayakhel 5763

Vayakhel 5763

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Ki Tisa 5763

Ki Tisa 5763

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Tetzaveh 5763

Tetzaveh 5763

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Trumah 5763

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Mishpatim 5763

Mishpatim 5763

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Yitro 5763

Yitro 5763

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Beshalach 5763

Beshalach 5763

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Bo 5763

Bo 5763

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If you would like to contribute towards the continuation of this weekly series, please click here: GOOD MORNING! What is success in life? Many ...


Va'eira 5763

Va'eira 5763

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