God is in the Building.

This week’s Torah portion is parshat Terumah. One of my very favorite Torah portions.  It is important because God instructs Moses to tell the Israelites to build the Tabernacle in the desert. This would become the place God would dwell.  But the Torah portion is very interesting because we assume we are building God’s home…Read more »

Make A Holy Space

Parshat Terumah Exodus 25:1-27:19 The revelation has happened. God’s Divine Presence was revealed at Mt. Sinai. The people heard it and agreed to accept the Torah.  They said “we will do it and observe it- Na’aseh v’nishmah”. Now how to maintain it?  How can the Israelites keep God in their midst? How can they maintain…Read more »