This Week’s Torah Portion: Tetzaveh

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Name: Tetzaveh Reading: Exodus 27:20 – 30:10 Haftarah: Samuel 1 15:2 – 15:34 Parsha Summary – Tetzaveh God Instructs Moses Regarding the Mishkan Instructions regarding the travelling Temple, also called the mishkan, continue: Use pure olive oil in the lamp and never let it go out. The Priests’ Clothing Aaron and his family will be […]

Purim Story Summary

Purim Queen Esther

Purim Story Summary Introduction King Achashverosh reigns over 127 provinces from India to Ethiopia. In the third year of his reign, he made a magnificent 180-day feast for the nobles of his lands, followed by a week-long feast for the people of Shushan, his capital city. Queen Vashti throws a party in her house for […]

This Week’s Torah Portion: Terumah

Name: Terumah Reading: Exodus 25:1 – 27:19 Haftarah: Kings 1 5:26 – 6:13 Parsha Summary – Termuah God Speak to Moses The previous Torah portion ended when Moses ascended Mount Sinai in clouds and smoke to collect the tablets on which the Ten Commandments are inscribed. God tells Moses to build a place where the […]