Ki Tisa

Parshat Ki Tisa: How the construction of the Mishkan relates to our lives today

Rabbanit Sally Mayer

Parshat Ki Tisa: How does the detailed description of the construction of the Mishkan relate to our lives today? We are all part of a large and important group to which each one of us contributes, in order to build a strong and cohesive society. But at the same time, each individual is an entire …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tisa 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11 – 34:35) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And God spoke unto Moses: Take unto you sweet spices, stacte , onycha and galbanum , these sweet spices with pure frankincense , all of an equal weight.” (Exodus 30:34) One of the most unique aspects of the Sanctuary, continued …

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“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 …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tisa 5778

Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11 – 34:35) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “And God spoke unto Moses: Take sweet spices – nataf, shelet and helbena – these sweet spices with pure frankincense , all of an equal weight” . Suddenly, I felt myself awakened during a flight by a rather startling question. Someone wanted …

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“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 and for the performing of the ritual worship, Hashem orders Moshe: “Take for yourself aromatics, balsam sap, onycha and galbanum, aromatics and pure frankincense… and you shall make it into …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Ki Tisa 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

This week’s “Shabbat Shalom” is sponsored by the Charif Family of Sydney, Australia in honour of the marriage of Alon Charif to Dina Kahn, March 19, 2017 Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11 – 34:35) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel: “Lord, Lord a G-d of Compassion…” (Exodus 34:6). It is difficult to imagine the profound disappointment and …

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אור תורה: כי תשא תשע”ו

לוחות ושברי לוחות הרב שלמה בראון האם שבר משה את הלוחות מכיוון שהופתע מעגל הזהב או שעשה זאת בכוונה תחילה? מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, י”ד אדר א´ תשע”ו, 23/02/2016 “וַיְהִי כַּאֲשֶׁר קָרַב אֶל הַמַּחֲנֶה וַיַּרְא אֶת הָעֵגֶל וּמְחֹלֹת וַיִּחַר אַף מֹשֶׁה וַיַּשְׁלֵךְ מִיָּדָיו אֶת הַלֻּחֹת וַיְשַׁבֵּר אֹתָם תַּחַת הָהָר” (שמות פרק לב יט) …

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"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 …

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“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 …

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