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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.

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Vayeshev 5767

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Toldot 5767

Toldot 5767

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Chayei Sarah 5767

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Noach 5767

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Sukkot 5767

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Metzora 5766

Metzora 5766

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Shmini 5766

Shmini 5766

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