Monthly Archive: February 2016

Tetzaveh – Lighting a Flame

The Mitzvah of lighting the Menorah is the opening of Parshat Tetzaveh. “And you shall command the Children of Israel, that they take to you pure, pressed olive oil for lighting, to raise a...

Teruma – Pick Up a Broom!

An article appeared recently on Israel National News’ website, written by Slovie Jungreis Wolff, a relationship and parenting instructor. The article was about strategies to overcome negativity, which can be draining both for the...

Teruma – The Traveling Ark

We had a guest who shared a beautiful idea with us regarding the ark in the Tabernacle. All of the furnishings in the Tabernacle had rings affixed to them through which poles were threaded...

Mishpatim – Its just a White Lie

Exodus 23:7 commands us to ‘be distant from a matter of falsehood…’ This is the verse usually cited when discussing the importance of speaking the truth. However, this phraseology is unusual. One of the...