When God Makes an Appearance – Shemini
Why did the Divine Presence appear on that day?
Why Moses Brought Joseph’s Bones Out Of Egypt – Passover Final Days
Was this not a task Moses could’ve delegated?
A Passover Law That Mystified the Sages – Passover First Days
Even the Sages were confused until Hillel arrived.
When God Calls – Vayikra
Why on earth would we put God on hold?
With Bells On! – Vayakhel-Pekudei
The pomegranates and bells on the High Priest’s robe.
We Have Some Holy Waiting To Do – Ki Tisa
Let’s not be defined by an inevitable but momentary regression.
How Can the Almighty Dwell Within Little Ol’ Us? – Tetzaveh
God didn’t say He’d dwell “among us,” but rather “within us.”
Even Moses Can’t Do It Alone – Terumah
Table for Five: Terumah Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist And you shall erect the Tabernacle according to its proper manner, as you have been shown on the mountain. -Ex. 26:30 Rabbi Nicole Guzik, Sinai Temple It is often …
The Coded Meaning Of An Eye For An Eye – Mishpatim
Our Sages have always understood this verse as calling for financial damages.
Why Are We Commanded to Honor Rather Than Love Our Parents? – Yitro
The fifth commandment seems to fall in the wrong column.
When The Long Way Is Really The Short Way – Beshalach
God knew the short cut would’ve caused us to short circuit.
After 400 Years, We Couldn’t Wait For The Dough To Rise? – Bo
The Egyptians owed us hundreds of years of stolen wages. Did we owe them something? Table for Five: Bo Edited by Salvador Litvak, the Accidental Talmudist The people picked up their dough when it was not yet leavened, their …