Tagged ‘Terumah’

Parashat Terumah, 5778

February 15, 2018 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

A D’var Torah for Parashat Mishpatim by Rabbi Isaac Mann This week’s Torah portion deals with the construction of the Mishkan (the Tabernacle) and the various vessels to be placed in it or in front of it. Most of the … Continue reading »


Parashat Terumah

March 1, 2017 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Rabbi Eliyahu Dessler was a central 20th century figure associated with the musar school of Jewish thought. One of Rabbi Dessler’s most well known essays is Kuntres Ha-hesed, literally, the Booklet of Kindness. It was later published in his collected … Continue reading »


Parashat Terumah

February 12, 2016 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

by Rabbi Michael Pitkowsky Almost all of this week’s parashah is devoted to a detailed description of different aspects of the building of the mishkan, the tabernacle–which materials are to be used, how much of each, and how they are to … Continue reading »


Parashat Terumah

February 18, 2015 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

God is Elevated by the Gift of Our Talents Rabbi Len Levin “Speak unto the Israelites, that they take for Me an elevation-offering (terumah); from each person, as his heart moves him, shall you take My terumah.” Rabbi Levi Yitzchak … Continue reading »



February 13, 2014 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Parashat Terumah Rabbi Michael Pitkowsky This week’s parashah begins with God saying to Moses that he should speak to the Children of Israel and to ask them to bring gifts, “Tell the Israelite people to bring Me gifts; you shall accept gifts … Continue reading »


Parashat Terumah/Shabbat Zakhor

March 1, 2012 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, News, Shmot

By Rabbi Jaron Matlow On the Shabbat before Purim we read the special Maftir reminding us of our obligation to FORGET AMALEK. On Shabbat Zakhor, the Sabbath of remembrance, we read (Deuteronomy 25:17-19): Remember what Amalek did to you by … Continue reading »


Parashat Terumah

February 23, 2012 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, News, Shmot

By Rabbi Greg Schindler “You’re not listening to me, are you? The words cut me to the quick. I, in fact, have no idea what was being said for the last minute or so. We’ve all been there — a … Continue reading »


Parashat Terumah

February 2, 2011 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, News, Shmot

by Rabbi Peg Kershenbaum We’ve just passed through January, so Americans now emerge from our Festivals of Football and Fast Food Feasting. Some hold season tickets and don’t miss a game. Some go occasionally, braving frigid winds to cheer their teams … Continue reading »


Parashat Terumah

February 24, 2010 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

By Rabbi Katy Z. Allen The Gifts of Our Hearts “The Lord spoke to Moses, saying: Tell the Israelites to bring Me gifts; you shall accept gifts for Me from every person whose heart so moves him… let them make … Continue reading »


Parashat Terumah

February 25, 2009 | Filed in: Divrei Torah, Shmot

Doug Alpert This week’s parashah, Terumah,is arguably one of the less enthralling parashot in the Torah. God instructs Moshe Rabeinu, Moses Our Teacher, regarding the building of the Mishkan-the Holy Tabernacle. The ensuing instructions are provided in exhaustive detail challenging … Continue reading »