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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.

Bechukotai 5767

Bechukotai 5767

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Emor 5767

Emor 5767

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10 Rules for Perfecting the World

10 Rules for Perfecting the World

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Think global, act local. Securing a free and peaceful world starts right in your own home, office and neighborhood.


Kedoshim 5767

Kedoshim 5767

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Metzora 5767

Metzora 5767

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Shmini 5767

Shmini 5767

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Passover (first day) 5769

Passover (first day) 5769

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Tzav 5767

Tzav 5767

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Vayikra 5767

Vayikra 5767

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Vayakhel 5767

Vayakhel 5767

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Ki Tisa 5767

Ki Tisa 5767

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Tetzaveh 5767

Tetzaveh 5767

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Trumah 5767

Trumah 5767

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Mishpatim 5767

Mishpatim 5767

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Yitro 5767

Yitro 5767

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Beshalach 5767

Beshalach 5767

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Bo 5767

Bo 5767

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Va'eira 5767

Va'eira 5767

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Shmot 5767

Shmot 5767

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Vayechi 5767

Vayechi 5767

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Vayigash 5767

Vayigash 5767

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Mikeitz 5767

Mikeitz 5767

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Vayeshev 5767

Vayeshev 5767

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Vayetzei 5767

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Toldot 5767

Toldot 5767

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Chayei Sarah 5767

Chayei Sarah 5767

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Vayeira 5767

Vayeira 5767

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Lech Lecha 5767

Lech Lecha 5767

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Noach 5767

Noach 5767

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Bereishit 5767

Bereishit 5767

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V'Zot HaBracha 5767

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Sukkot 5767

Sukkot 5767

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Ha'azinu 5767

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Vayelech 5766

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Ki Tavo 5766

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Ki Tetzei 5766

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Shoftim 5766

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Re'eh 5766

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Ekev 5766

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Devarim 5766

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Pinchas 5766

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Balak 5766

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Korach 5766

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Shavuot 5766

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