Give and Take   This week’s parasha covers the building of the mishkan, the traveling altar which Am Yisrael will build, breaking...

What a commandment!   In this week’s parasha, we are all commanded to take a day off, eat delicious food and enjoy the company of family and friends....

Ritual and Law   Why does Parshat Mishpatim – a whole diatribe on civil and torte law follow right on the heels of the giving of the ten commandments?...

     There has long been debate over the order of events in this week’s parasha.  Parashat Yitro opens with an ambiguous situation.  Yitro,...

Putting it on the table this Shabbat.