Monthly Archives: March 2017

Thoughts on Vayikra

This week’s parasha is Vayikra (and He called), Leviticus 1:1—5:26,[i] which deals with the offerings and sacrifices that would be presented in the Tabernacle and later in the Temple. The parasha begins “Now ADONAI called to Moses and spoke to him out … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ki Tisa

As usual, this week’s Torah portion, Ki Tisa, Exodus 30.11 – 34.35,[i] has much more in it than can be covered in a page and a half. I would encourage you to spend some time reading this week’s parasha to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Tetzaveh

Parashat Tetzaveh, Exodus 27.20 – 30.10,[i] (tetzaveh (תְּצַוֶּ֣ה) “you are to command” continues with various articles and requirements for the Tabernacle as well as the specific clothing that Aaron and his sons and future generations are to wear when ministering … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Terumah

This week’s reading is Terumah 25.1 – 27.19.[i] This Parasha deals with the terumah (collection) that was raised up and set apart for the building of the Tabernacle, as well as the exact design and measurements of its furnishings, items … Continue reading

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