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Parashat Haazinu (September 27, 2014)
by Rabbi Benjamin J. Zeidman

HAAZINU IS ONE OF MY favorite Torah portions because it is one of two places in the entire Hebrew Bible that explicitly mentions demons, or sheidim.

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Parashat Haazinu
This commentary is a wonderful reminder of that fabulous mini-course on
demonology and Judaism R. Zeidman gave a few years ago. It was so
entertaining and informative.  Given the world situation right now, the
concept of demons among us seems all too relevant. A newsperson recently
said that the appellation of terrorist was no longer adequate --
"horror-ist" would be more appropriate. 

Wendl - September 22nd

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