Parsha Tetzaveh “Make sacral vestments for your brother Aharon, for dignity and adornment” (Sh’mot 28:2) Between last week’s sidra, Terumah, and this week’s, Tetzaveh, there are more than 70 verses devoted to the details of the “garments” to be worn by the Kohanim. Many of you might remember the advertisement slogan “the clothes make the […]
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How should I rejoice or when can I rejoice? Is it possible to take joy during trails and tribulation? This week on Conversations with Nikki, we will focus on the power of rejoicing.
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 […]
Parsha Mishpatim – Mishpatim literally means “judgments”. As our Creator, Hashem knew we would have problems getting along with each other from time to time. And He was right! We humans do not always play well in the sandbox together! That is why Hashem gave us laws, decrees and judgments. They were given as the […]
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.
Parsha Yitro – I love this parsha! The content is, of course, powerful as we read of the receiving of the ten utterances from the very mouth of G-d. But have you ever stopped to think about how amazing it is that this parsha is named after a Ger? According to Rabbinic tradition, Yitro was […]