TorahScope – Pequdei (Accounts) – “Weight of Glory” – FEBRUARY 28, 2014

Pequdei (Accounts) - "Weight of Glory" The eleventh and final parashah of the Book of Exodus comes to an exciting conclusion with the appearance of the glory of God in the completed Tabernacle. Exodus 40:34 tells us, “the cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the Presence of the Lord [kavod Adonai, hwhy dAbk] filled the Tabernacle” (NJPS). For the past ten … Continue reading TorahScope – Pequdei (Accounts) – “Weight of Glory” – FEBRUARY 28, 2014

TorahScope – “Set-Apart Unto Him” – Tetzaveh (You shall command) – FEBRUARY 7, 2014

Tetzaveh (You shall command) Exodus 27:20-30:10 Ezekiel 43:10-27 "Set-Apart Unto Him" This week’s Torah portion, Tetzaveh, is in many respects a continuation of the previous reading, Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19), where the willing heart contributions for the materials needed for the construction of the Tabernacle and its accouterments were freely given. Now that the various elements have been offered … Continue reading TorahScope – “Set-Apart Unto Him” – Tetzaveh (You shall command) – FEBRUARY 7, 2014