Pekudei

“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei 5780

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei (Exodus 35:1 – 40:38) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel – “You shall not kindle a fire in any of your dwellings on the Sabbath day” (Exodus 35:3) The Sages of the Talmud query the significance of this verse; after all, the Bible commands us in several places not to do …

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Parshat Pekudei: The Power of Responsibility

Avichai Foa

Parshat Pekudei: The Power of Responsibility by Avichai Foa, Director of Educational Projects, Ohr Torah Stone Only this week, after Bezalel had completed creating all of the priestly vestments, does the Torah inform us that the construction of the Mishkan has finally ended: “All the work of the Mishkan of the Tent of Meeting was …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Pekudei 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Pekudei  (Exodus 38:21-40:38) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –“And he set the laver between the Tent of the Meeting and the altar, and put water there for washing. And Moses and Aaron and his sons washed their hands and their feet…   “ (Exodus 40:30–31) Before the priests would enter the Tent …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Vayakhel-Pekudei 5777

Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei (Exodus 35:1 – 40:38) Rabbi David Stav  Vayakhel and Pekudei, this week’s double Torah portion, contain an elaborate depiction of the Mishkan and its vessels, instructions for how we are to obtain the funds needed for building the structure, the production blueprints, and a detailed description of the service to be performed there. Considering the fact …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Vayakhel-Pekudei 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Vayakhel-Pekudei (Exodus 35:1 – 40:38) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And he erected the courtyard around the sanctuary and the altar, set up the screen gate of the courtyard; and Moses completed the work.” Why repeat all the details of the construction of the Mishkan after we have already heard them when they were …

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אור תורה: פקודי תשע”ו

גיבוי בענן הרב בועז פש על הדמיון בין הענן הווירטואלי שעליו אנו מגבים את חומרינו לענן שמכסה את אוהל מועד בפרשת פקודי מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, ל אדר א´ תשע”ו, 10/03/2016 חייבים לגבות את הכול בענן. ככה לימד אותי הבן שלי. כי אם לא מגבים עלולה כל העבודה ללכת לאיבוד. איפה נמצא הענן …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Pekudei 5776

Parshat Pekudei (38:21-40:38)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Parshat Pekudei, which marks the conclusion of Sefer Shemot (Exodus), summarizes the steps involved in constructing a veritable megaproject – the Mishkan (Sanctuary). The parsha begins with a detailed account of the amounts of gold, silver and copper that were collected, as well as a list …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Pekudei 5776

Parshat Pekudei (38:21-40:38)  Rabbi David Stav  (Translated from the Hebrew original) Parshat Pekudei, which marks the conclusion of Sefer Shemot (Exodus), summarizes the steps involved in constructing a veritable megaproject – the Mishkan (Sanctuary). The parsha begins with a detailed account of the amounts of gold, silver and copper that were collected, as well as a list …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Pekudei 5776

Parshat Pekudei (Exodus 38:21-40:38)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “The cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the glory of God filled the Tabernacle… When the cloud was raised up from the Tabernacle, the Children of Israel would embark on all their journeys… For the cloud of God was on the Tabernacle by days and …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Pekudei 5776

Parshat Pekudei (Exodus 38:21-40:38)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “The cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the glory of God filled the Tabernacle… When the cloud was raised up from the Tabernacle, the Children of Israel would embark on all their journeys… For the cloud of God was on the Tabernacle by days and …

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