You Can Count On It (Ki Tisa)

In this Torah portion, Ki Tisa, the 10 Commandments are written “with the finger of G-d” (Exodus 31:18), the people lose patience waiting at the bottom of the mountain for Moses and build a Golden Calf, Moses breaks the tablets and goes back up for another set. Ransoming the Soul In her dvar Torah Making […]

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Belief Transcends Experience

  A couple of weeks ago my Visual Torah sketchnote talked about how cultic rules were adapted in the Diaspora. This week’s Torah portion, parsha T’tzaveh, contains another great example. The Cultic Ner Tamid T’tzaveh talks of commandment to create a lamp that is continuously light using beaten olive oil. This lamp was called the […]

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