“Parsha to the Point” – Ki Tisa 5778

Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11 – 34:35) Rabbi David Stav No event in the history of the Jewish People serves as a better basis for their collective indictment than the story of the Golden Calf, which is described in great detail in this week’s Torah portion, Ki Tisa. Is there anything that has not yet been said or written about the people who rallied …

“Parsha to the Point” – Ki Tisa 5777

Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11 – 34:35) Rabbi David Stav  After a lengthy description of the materials that needed to be prepared for the construction of the Mishkan [Tabernacle] and for the performing of the ritual worship, Hashem orders Moshe: “Take for yourself aromatics, [namely] balsam sap, onycha and galbanum, aromatics and pure frankincense… …

“Parsha to the Point” – Ki Tisa 5776

Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Parshat Ki Tisa centers on one of the most formative events in the annals of the Jewish People – the Sin of the Golden Calf. The Jewish People are eagerly awaiting Moshe’s return from Mount Sinai, but Moshe is late in coming, so the Jewish People decide …

“Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tisa 5776

Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “When you lift up the heads of the children of Israel to count them (in a census), let each one give an atonement offering for his soul when they are counted, so that there not be a plague in the counting of them” (Exodus 30:12) This opening verse of our Biblical …

אור תורה: פרשת כי תשא

כיצד מחוברות פרשיות בניית המשכן לחיים שלנו כיום? סאלי מאיר   כולנו חלק מקבוצה גדולה וחשובה שכל אחד ואחת תורם לה את חלקו כדי לבנות ציבור חזק ומאוחד, ובו זמנית כל אחד ואחת הוא עולם משלו ואנחנו אמורים …