This week’s haftarah marks the three weeks leading up to Tisha B’av and uses Jeremiah’s words to do so, when Israelites are building walls.
Our haftarah expands on the parasha, limiting priestly work in the mikdash to only the descendants of Zadok.
Parshat Emor describes the Omer offering must be brought on the “day after the Sabbath,” the second day of the Passover holiday.
This week’s parashah contains God’s instructions to Moshe concerning Aaron’s entrance into the Holy of Holies to achieve atonement.
Parashat Tzav teaches us that in those moments when we don’t feel we have anything to offer, we offer nonetheless.
Parashat Pekudei describes the construction of the Mishkan in accordance with the specific instructions given by God to Moshe.
In the film Raiders of the Lost Ark, archeologist Indiana Jones vies to recover the Ark of the Covenant, featured in this week’s parashah.
This week’s parashah opens with God’s instructions to Moshe concerning the oil used for lighting the Menorah in the Mishkan.
Building Solomon’s Temple was perhaps the greatest feat ever of Jewish architecture. This week’s haftarah explores this more.
In making sense of details we begin to construct the grander concept and we realize we are in the presence of something bigger.
What is Hanukkah’s historical context? What does it actually commemorate? Who was Judah and the Maccabees?
In the wake of the destruction of Jerusalem and the First Temple, God explains that God has not in fact abandoned Zion.
If creation was ongoing but no one observed it, did it actually still happen? Did creation cease when God disappeared?
The Yom Kippur Musaf Service includes two services: the Avodah service and the Martyrology service. Musaf follows Yizkor and Torah reading.