Terumah

Terumah: Concern for Others : short vort

וְצִפִּיתָ אֹתוֹ זָהָב טָהוֹר מִבַּיִת וּמִחוּץ תְּצַפֶּנּוּ

And you shall cover it with pure gold on the inside and on the outside you shall cover it (25:11)

 

The Gemora tells us that Betzalel make three Arks, a golden Ark for the outside, another golden Ark for the inside, and…

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IT ALL WORKS TOGETHER

Why does the Torah tell us that the mishkan is to be “one” (Ex. 26:6)?

Ibn Ezra gives a philosophical answer. Just as the tabernacle needs every one of its sections and parts or else it will be deficient, so is God’s world “one”. Every one of the Divine creations,…

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apikursus !!

 It is known that every character trait can be used for the service of Hashem, but how can the triat of apikursus (denying Hashem) possibly be used for His service?

Even apikursus can be used in an instance where someone is asking for money for a tzedaka purpose, for it…

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G-d Wants Your Feathers

TERUMAH

"This is the portion that you shall take from them ("meiTom"---in Hebrew): gold, silver, and copper." (25:3)

Moses is commanded to take from the Israelites materials to be used for the building of the Tabernacle. A question can be asked: Why does the verse 25:3 say "take from…

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