Somehow, I am connected to this portion in a way that I don’t fully understand.
As we read through the Torah on a yearly basis, each portion is assigned a particular Shabbat on which it is to be read. This Shabbat falls more or less during the same time on the calendar every year. It just so happens that the time of this portion is right around the time of my birthday, and therefore, the date of my Bar Mitzvah.read more
Ex 28:21 – 40:38
Many of us, it’s fair to assume, get that glazed overlook in our eyes when we get to these sections of the Scripture. Is there really anything that we can learn from reading these extremely detailed instructions regarding the materials and structure of the Tabernacle? Is it even relevant today?
The short answer is, yes. While we may not be building a scale-model replica of the Tabernacle in our backyards, there is still much to be gleaned from these passages…
Ex 35:1 – 38:20
“God loves you and has a plan for your life.” Good chance that you have heard these words spoken to you — perhaps several times. The statement has become cliché. But it couldn’t be more true…read more
Ex 30:11 – 34:35
This week’s parasha, Ki Tisa, explodes with the fire of love that ignites and compels effective intercession. As we read and engage with Moses’ prayers of passion for Israel, we are escorted to the inner chambers of God’s heart. There we discover depths of friendship with Him that drive history-shaping intercession…read more
Parsha Tetzaveh highlights only a podcast with Scott Volk and Dr. Michael Brown. Click to be directed to our portions podcast…read more
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