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Tetzaveh: Like oil and water

If Vayachel is the “Home Depot” parasha, which comes in a couple of weeks, then Tetzaveh is the “Project Runway” parasha. It’s all about Aaron and his sons, how they begin to don the clothing of the Priesthood.  A new … Continue reading

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Tsav – A little dab’ll do ya

Now we come to a lot of sprinkling and dashing and splashing and slashing….it’s  “sacrifice” time at ye olde Tabernacle in the wilderness.  But, “sacrifice” isn’t the right word at all; “offering” is better.  “Sin” isn’t a good translation, either.  … 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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