Let’s Build Something Together – Parshas Pekudei

    By: Rabbi Dovid Gross - 10 March 2016 - Comments Off on Let’s Build Something Together – Parshas Pekudei

    It’s basic knowledge that the Torah contains 613 commandments consisting of 248 “dos” and 365 “don’ts.” The vital importance of fulfilling all of the commandments is evidenced by the teaching of our Sages that these commandments correspond to the 248…

    Making the Impossible, Possible? Parshas Pikudei

    By: Rabbi Shlomo Landau - 27 February 2014 - 0 Comments

    Little Steven Goldberg was talking to his teacher – the atheist and skeptic Mr. White – about whales. Mr. White said it was physically impossible for a whale to swallow a human because even though they are very large mammals,…

    Job Well Done! Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei

    By: Rabbi Serebrowski - 07 March 2013 - 0 Comments

    I remember a conversation that we had with our general contractor when we first hired him to build the new Torah Links Center in Cherry Hill a few years ago. After an exhaustive review of the site and building plans,…

    No Honors for Potential- Parshas Vayakhel Pekudei

    By: Rabbi Moshe Rockove - 05 March 2013 - 0 Comments

    This week’s Torah portion details how Betzalel, along with his group of workers constructed the Mishkan – the tabernacle, the vessels, and the priestly garments.  Yet, the Torah states that he constructed it, in singular tense (Exodus 37:1).  In fact…

    An “A” for Effort Parshas Vayakhel-Pekudei

    By: Rabbi Mayer Erps - 13 March 2012 - 0 Comments

    Antonio and Sons came highly recommended as the contractor of choice to build the home of your dreams. After several meetings with architects and designers, a blueprint is drawn up and a date is chosen to begin construction. On the…

    As G-d Commanded Moses Parshas Pekudei

    By: Rabbi Serebrowski - 04 March 2011 - 0 Comments

    Recently, a friend shared with me the all-too-common experience he had when attempting to put together a piece of furniture by himself. Feeling smarter than the instruction manual, he assembled various parts out of order, only to be stymied later….