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Vayakhel: All hands together

“And everyone who excelled in ability and everyone whose spirit moved him came, bringing to Adonai an offering for the work of the Tent of Meeting” (Ex 3:21) This is Vayakel, one of the “Home Depot” portions of Exodus. Lots … Continue reading

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Vahak’hel: The master craftsman

  It has been a difficult week.  Two funerals of friends’ parents, two men who lived long lives and left behind large, loving families who remember them vividly and mourn the blank space left in their lives.   One man … 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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