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Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19)

Yes, dear reader, it is even possible for retirees to get over-extended, at least occasionally.  So here are some comments from 2 years ago for this week’s Torah portion, … 1,168 more words

Commentary for Terumah

This week’s parshah begins with God telling Moses to collect materials from the Israelites which will be used for the building of the Tabernacle and its implements. 423 more words

constructing the menorah, and life

Sometimes I think my students leave my class more confused than they walked in. We talk about Moses’ leadership traits and delve into the story of the Golden Calf (to be read in a couple of weeks). 682 more words

Shabbat Shalom

The Lawgiver's Tabernacle

Here is the last lesson on the book of Exodus, talking about the building of the Tabernacle.  The Lawgiver’s Tabernacle



http://www.sefaria.org/Exodus.25?lang=en&layout=block&sidebarLang=allhttp://www.sefaria.org/Exodus.25?lang=en&layout=block&sidebarLang=allAccording to one legend, when Moses is commanded to build a holy sanctuary for God, he is shown a vision of a building made of red, green, black and white fire. 104 more words

Terumah: The Mystery of the Mishkan

?כי האדם עולם קטן או העולם אדם גדול

“Is a person a small world, or is the world a big person?”
Ibn Ezra on Genesis 1:26… 4,106 more words


Weekly Torah Commentary - Terumah Feb. 12, 2016

Exodus 25:1-27:19

Where do we find ourselves in this week’s Torah portion?  At the foot of Mt. Sinai receiving the Torah.

Moses is told to instruct the children of Israel to bring offerings to God (vs. 590 more words

Weekly Torah Commentary