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 [...]

22 02, 2013

Unusual Biblical Interpretations 15

By |2013-02-22T06:28:25-07:00February 22nd, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                                      By Israel Drazin     Many Bible commentators noted that the biblical portion Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10) is the only biblical portion from the beginning of Exodus to the end of the five books of Moses that does not mention Moses. Many explanations for this phenomenon have been offered. The Vilna Gaon, for [...]