The other side of inflation
Parshat Vayakhel 5782

Lying on my kitchen counter is an instrument that was produced by the hard work of over five million men and women. A marvel of international cooperation, its components come from dozens of countries. It is one of the most…

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Parshat Vayakhel 5782

Parshat Shekalim 5782

Shabbat Shekalim תשפב             This Shabbat, the Shabbat that precedes Rosh Chodes Adar, the first day of Adar, is called שבת שקלים - Shabbat Shekalim, Shabbat of the coins.              When the Holy Temple stood, the Jewish community – צבור - tzibur, was obligated to bring two sacrifices daily:…

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By Tuesday I knew I was in trouble…
Parshat Vayakel- Pekudei

By Tuesday afternoon I knew that I was in real trouble. What started out as a regular stomachache on Sunday morning, was now a constant searing pain inside my gut. Originally, I assumed it was the herring I ate on…

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Parshat Vayakel- Pekudei