Monthly Archives: February 2011

Vayachel – Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Let’s recap. We’re in the desert. Moses received a lot of very detailed instructions from God about how to build a Mishkan (Tabernacle) in the desert, but didn’t share them with anyone yet. Then, before he actually shares them with … Continue reading

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Ki Tisa: Count me in

There’s a huge crowd gathering.  People are increasingly unhappy with their leader, who’s been absent for what seems like a really long time.  The people want a change, something that they know the leader isn’t going to like, and they’re … Continue reading

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T’tzaveh – You are what you wear

There are some really big ideas in Judaism: Torah, God, Holiness, Israel – and perhaps because they are such big ideas, no one agrees on what they mean. This week, we are confronted with another such idea – that of … Continue reading

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Terumah: Inside/Outside

“Find yourself a place where you won’t get into any trouble! Do you suppose there is such a place, Toto?” Well, Toto may not have been aware of it, because he probably wasn’t Jewish. But there is such a place, … Continue reading

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