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Keep You and Your Things Clean and Tidy

April 12, 2024

This week we read the double parshah, Tazriah. Like many of the parshayot in Sefer Vayikra (Leviticus), this parshah contains many laws and regulations governing ritual...
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Ask Others to Join You When Doing Important Things

April 5, 2024

The Middat HaShavuah, taken from this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Shemini, instructs us to ask others to join us when we are doing important things. The...
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Pay Attention to Details

March 29, 2024

God is in the details! This week, we read Parshat Tzav (צו), which is related to the word mitzvah (מצוה), meaning commandment or obligation. The commandments...
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Offer Some of What You Have to Others

March 22, 2024

The Middat HaShavuah, taken from this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Vayikra, instructs us to approach our work with care. The verse reads as follows:  כִּי-יַקְרִיב מִכֶּם...
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Aim to Finish What You Start

March 15, 2024

In this week’s parshah, Parshat Pekudei, we learn that B’nai Israel completed all the tasks associated with building the Mishkan—the dwelling place for God. With this...
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Approach Your Work With Care

March 8, 2024

The Middat HaShavuah, taken from this week’s Torah portion, Parshat VaYakhel, instructs us to approach our work with care. The verse reads as follows: לְקׇרְבָ֥ה אֶל־הַמְּלָאכָ֖ה...
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Be Compassionate and Slow to Anger

March 1, 2024

In this week’s parshah, we consider what it means for God to be described as “womb-full” and capable of “taking deep breaths.” The parshah, Ki Tisa,...
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Wear Special Items to Help Create Holiness

February 23, 2024

This week’s Middat HaShavuah, taken from this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Tetzaveh, instructs us to wear special items to help create holiness. Parshah: תְּצַוֶּה  Key Verse:...
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Create Fair Rules

February 9, 2024

This week’s Middat HaShavuah, taken from this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Mishpatim, instructs us to create fair rules. Parshah: מִּשְׁפָּטִיםKey Verse: וְאֵלֶּה הַמִּשְׁפָּטִים אֲשֶׁר תָּשִׂים לִפְנֵיהֶםשמות...