פקודי

It’s been a while since I posted D’var Torah hear, but today I read a short beautiful d’var from a long-distant Rabbi, Ben-Tzion Spitz. Here it is for your pre-Shabbat pleasure:   God is shadowing us (Pekudei)   Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.-Robert Louis Stevenson   The main architect,…

Parshat ha Shavuah Verses –Trumah

Once in the desert and having received the 10 Commandments, the Jews are told to start building a “dwelling place” for Divine Presence. To start the process everyone (every man to be precise) is asked to bring an offering, but only if they wish. ב  דַּבֵּר אֶל-בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל, וְיִקְחוּ-לִי תְּרוּמָה:  מֵאֵת כָּל-אִישׁ אֲשֶׁר יִדְּבֶנּוּ לִבּוֹ, תִּקְחוּ אֶת-תְּרוּמָתִי….