27 04, 2014

Is this perfection?

By |2014-04-27T16:09:23-07:00April 27th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                      EMOR                                                                    (Chapter 21:1–24:23)                                                                    What is Perfection?[1]   Deuteronomy 21 states “No male among the seed of Aaron the priest who has a blemish may approach to offer a sacrifice to the Lord …he may not profane my sacred places” (verses 21 and 23). This injunction, seeking “perfection,” includes the prohibition of [...]

16 02, 2014

Vayakeil – Be all you can be

By |2014-02-16T15:11:15-07:00February 16th, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                               Vayakeil                                                                  Be all you can be[1]   Beginning with chapter 25 through the end of Exodus, with the exception of chapters 32–34, the Torah describes the construction of the mobile dessert sanctuary called the Mishkan, Tabernacle in English. The narration of the construction of the Tabernacle and its utensils follows [...]