David’s Corner- March 1, 2021

Ki Tassa (Exodus 30:11-34:35) The instructions from HaShem continue in this parasha.  The finest materials are now applied toward three elements:  the creation of the Priest’s vestments, the procedure for consecrating the priests, and construction of the altar for burning

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David’s Corner – February 22, 2021

T’tzaveh (Exodus 27:20 – 30:10) The instructions from HaShem continue in this parasha.  The finest materials are now applied toward three elements:  the creation of the Priest’s vestments, the procedure for consecrating the priests, and construction of the altar for

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David’s Corner – February 15, 2021

T’rumah (Exodus 25:1 – 27:19 The process of building a traveling Tabernacle is most impressive.  This week’s parasha, T’rumah, and next week’s parasha, T’tzavveh, contain HaShem’s instructions for the process. The first really impressive element is unstated.  It is clear

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David’s Corner – February 8, 2021

MIshpatim (Exodus 21:1 – 24:18) The tone of the Torah changes with this parasha.  Whereas up to now the focus has been principally on narrative, the Torah now presents the rules by which the the Israelites are expected to live.

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David’s Corner – December 28, 2020

Benjamin Genesis comes to an end in the portion, Va y’ hi, with Jacob blessing his children before he dies.  It’s not exactly touchy-feely.   While Jacob does generate positive feelings about Joseph and Judah, he has a long memory

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