Monday, November 24, 2014 Kislev 2, 5775
Vayikra, Leviticus 1:1-5:26
By:
Rabbi Danielle Stillman
Vayikra, the Book of Leviticus that we begin this Shabbat, is not for the faint of heart. Its focus at first is on sacrifice. It describes the killing of animals, cutting them up, the entrails, the blood, the fat, the smoke. Sacrifices are messy work, and the Torah provides the graphic details. Vayikra describes a complex system in which people...
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Vayakhel/Pekudei, Exodus 35:1-40:38
By:
Rabbi Adam Zeff
This week, we complete the book of Exodus. The Israelites have been enslaved in Egypt, exulted in their freedom, stood in wonder as the sea parted, wandered in the wilderness and heard the words of the Ten Commandments at Mt. Sinai.
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KI TISSA, Exodus 30:11-34:35
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
This portion poses a question that powers the rest of the Torah: “How can God and Israel maintain a relationship?"
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TETZAVEH, Exodus 27:20-30:10
By:
Rabbi Joshua Runyan
Ours is a world of potential.
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TERUMAH, Exodus 25:1-27:19
By:
Rabbi Danielle Stillman
The month of Adar began this past week. It is traditional to usher it in with more merriment than usual, as a warm-up to Purim, and in that spirit I offer the following reflections on this week’s portion, Terumah.
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