Exodus – Shemot

How Our Money Got into a Pretty Pickle

Mar 02, 2014No Comments

This week, together with the weekly Torah portion of Pekudei, we read the additional portion of Parashat Shekalim, which is the commandment to give one half of

Parashat Terumah: Contributing to the Taber...

Feb 19, 2014No Comments

Parashat Terumah begins with the commandment, “You shall take for Me a contribution…” This verse can actually be seen as a heading for all the coming parashot through

Parashat Ki tisa: Understanding the sin of ...

Feb 19, 2014No Comments

The sin of the Golden Calf divides Parashat Ki Tisa into two parts – before the sin and after it. At first glance, it seems that the

Honoring Our Father and Mother

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Why do we need to honor our parents? You might ask, what is the question? Who knows what’s good for a child better than their

The Torah Portion of Tetzaveh: Aaron’s Pr...

Feb 19, 2014No Comments

How much attention should men pay to their clothing? The standard reply is probably: a little, but not too much. Maimonides writes, “The clothing of

Patience! Patience!

Feb 19, 2014No Comments

The sin of the Golden Calf is a sin of a lack of patience.[1] The Jewish People were waiting for Moses to descend from Mt. Sinai

We can always repent!

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The sin of the Golden Calf comes upon us suddenly, after the pinnacle of spirituality experienced by the Jews—from a soaring peak to a cavernous

Parshat Va’eira: Parshah Resources

Feb 16, 2014No Comments

Video available Article availableCreation, the plagues, and the Torah   The 10 plagues were not only a punishment for the Egyptians. When looking at the