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Tetzaveh

Toleh aretz al-bli-mah – “He suspends the world over nothingness” I have always loved this verse from the Book of Job (26: 7). I find the image of the world being suspended over nothingness very powerful and humbling. And the word...

Posted on 22 February 2018, By Zahavit Shalev
Terumah

On the face of it, Terumah might seem like pretty dull stuff unless you’re one of those people who tries to imagine building the mishkan (Tabernacle) and its contents, including the Ark of the Covenant, based on the detailed instructi...

Posted on 15 February 2018, By Nick Gendler
Mishpatim

I invariably feel a sense of anticlimax as Shabbat Mishpatim approaches, and then regret it. This is perhaps because of the special sense of anticipation before the two previous Shabbatot, Beshalach and Yitro. Although neither is problem-...

Posted on 7 February 2018, By Rabbi Amanda Golby