Parshat Ki Tisa/Para- A Strong Spirited People

Printer-friendly version: KiTisa73 (כי עם קשה עורף הוא וסלחת לעוננו ולחטאתנו ונחלתנו”  (שמות ל”ד:ט” This week’s פרשה centers around one of the Jewish People’s greatest fallings- the חטא העגל. There are some מפרשים who believe that had בני ישראל not committed the Sin of the Golden Calf, משה would have descended from the mountain with the […]

Parshat Tetzave/Zachor- Being There is Half the Battle

Printer-Friendly Version (‘וְאַתָּה תְּצַוֶּה אֶת-בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל, וְיִקְחוּ אֵלֶיךָ” (שמות כ”ז:כ” This d’var torah includes Torah heard from Rav Mordechai Machlis, one of my rabeim from Lev Hatorah, and Rav Joel Cohn, one of my rabeim at Machon Lev. This week’s פרשה, which mainly discusses the  garments of the כהנים and the עבודה of the משכן, […]