“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Tetzaveh 5782

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Tetzaveh (Exodus 27:20-30:10) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –Moses and Aaron were the two great leaders of the Israelites in the desert; prophet and priest. Moses, the master prophet, seems to have arisen to leadership not because he came from a prominent Hebrew family – indeed, the Bible introduces him merely …

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Tradition Journal – Book Review: Hokhma LiShlomo

Book Review: Hokhma LiShlomo Yitzchak Blau | Tradition Journal Online | February 6, 2022 Hokhma LiShlomo: Essays in Honor of Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin by his Distinguished Colleagues and Students, edited by Baruch Sterman and Judy Taubes Sterman (Maggid Books/Ohr Torah Stone, 2021), 134 English pages, 472 Hebrew pages The arrival of a large tribute volume is …

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Parshat Tetzaveh: The True Contents of the Mishkan

The True Contents of the Mishkan Rabbi Pesach Wolicki is the director of Ohr Torah Stone’s Center for Jewish Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) This week’s parashah, Tetzaveh, and last week’s parashah, Terumah, are often thought of as one unit. They are two parts of the same extended monologue of God commanding Moshe regarding the …

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