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Exodus 27:20-30:10

How do extract meaning from ancient traditions concerning the priesthood? Eric Mendelsohn suggests some possibilities. 

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 27:20-30:10

Just weeks after the dramatic exodus from Egypt, we find ourselves reading about the High Priest's luxurious garments: the ultimate power suit?

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 27:20-30:10

The separation of powers between Moses and Aaron suggests a new level of trust in Biblical brotherly relationships.

D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 27:20-30:10
Rabbi Toba Spitzer explores texts related to the Eternal Light and its symbolism.
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D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 27:20-30:10

The Torah commands us to "wipe out the memory of Amalek...do not forget!" (Deut. 25) But is Amalek an external enemy—or something inside us?

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D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 27:20-30:10

The Torah commands us to "wipe out the memory of Amalek...do not forget!" (Deut. 25) What exactly does "Amalek" represent, and what might it mean to remember (or blot out) that memory? 

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D'VAR TORAH
Exodus 27:20-30:10

How does outward appearance convey authority? In this D'var Torah on parashat Tetzaveh, Rabbi Jeffrey Schein examine the high priests' garb, and reflects on its metaphorical extension to new areas of authority over the generations. 

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