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Pikudei: Pay attention to the mix

“The ephod was made of gold, blue, purple, and crimson yarns, and fine twisted linen.” (Ex 39:2) This week’s parasha, Pikudei, restates a lot of what has come before, again laying out the details of the building of the Mishkan, … Continue reading

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Pikudei: Taking note

We are in the last chapters of the book of Exodus.  The people have made the move throughout this part of the story from slavery to the base of the Mountain,  from the lowest to the highest, only to sink … Continue reading

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Vayak’hel/Pikudei: Kindling a different kind of fire

Positive vs negative. We need both, according to the markings on my batteries, but in general, we tend to agree that the positive is more…well, positive. “A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick … Continue reading

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Pikudei: Stick a fork in it, it’s done!

Finally!  Break out the champagne, we’re done building the Mishkan!! Ok, maybe you’re not as excited as Moses would be – he’s been dealing with this project for the better part of fifteen chapters.  And it’s odd to think that, … Continue reading

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