Parsha Tzav– I would like to start with a confession: For most of my life, when I have attempted to read through or study the book of Vayiqra, I have been so lost and discouraged that I have given up. Have you ever felt that way about a section of scripture? When I first heard […]
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Parsha Vayiqra– There are so many things we can discuss as we enter the book of Vayiqra. I think we should start by talking about the word “vayiqra”, which comes from the root word “qara”, meaning “calling”. This word denotes a high status and is a call of love. We see another example of this […]
Parsha Pekudei Pedudei means “accounts” our “reckonings”. The Chumash explains that “these are the reckonings” suggests homiletically that the only meaningful reckoning is the account one makes of resources that are devoted to building G-d’s sanctuaries and otherwise used for the sake of Heaven. Only such investments are eternal, all others are transitory. As the […]
Below are 2 fun games to play with friends or your local women’s group. We have also provided more activities and checklists for you in the 21 Day Bible Study Guide. The Purse Game Break the ice with this entertaining introductory purse game. Divide the women into two teams. Give each group the following list of […]
Parsha Terumah Terumah literally means “gift”. This week’s sidra is about giving Hashem a gift from the heart, which is then used to build Him a dwelling place. “Tell B’nei Yisrael to bring Me gifts; you shall accept gifts for Me from every person whose heart so moves him.” Sh’mot 25:2 The wording of this […]
There are so many questions around forgiveness. Should I forgive? Have I truly forgiven the person and meant it? What is forgiveness to me? Let’s take a quick study of what HaShem’s purpose in regards of the concept of forgiving others.