Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11-34:35)

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			Mile High Torah
Powerful life lessons from the weekly parsha.


			A Life Lesson
Moses came down from the mountain after receiving the Ten Commandments from God and heard a lot of noise coming from amongst the...

			Appel's Parsha Page
During the Middle Ages, it was not uncommon for Jews to be accused of poisoning wells and infecting the gentile populace with plagues...

			Blogging the Bible
A lively video blog on the weekly parsha.

			Brainstorming with Baars
What makes parenting so difficult is this universal principle of human existence: "No matter how objectively good and valuable...

			Inspiring Audio Minute
Rabbi Shraga Simmons shares an inspiring insight from the weekly Torah portion. Your life can change in just one minute! To...

			Lively Parsha
"We don't understand you, Chur," cried Datan. "We all saw Moses' coffin fly to heaven with our own eyes. He never came down on the...

			Mystical Tour
A few years ago, a million-dollar prize went uncollected. The Clay Mathematics Institute offers a million dollars for the solution to...

			Shraga's Weekly
As Cecille B. DeMille would say: "Let's set the scene." The Jewish people have just stood at Mount Sinai and heard the Ten...


			Torah Bytes
Parshat Ki Tisa tells of the building of the Golden Calf. The obvious question is: How could the Jews have done such a thing? They...

			Art of Revelation
"Generations of Light," 2013, acrylic on canvas, 80 X 60. The Children of Israel shall thus keep the Sabbath, making it...

			Parsha Point
The Torah teaches us that the Ten Commandments that Moses brought down from Mount Sinai were carved out by the Almighty on both sides...

			Seize the Moment
Hickory, Indiana. 1951. In a classic scene from the legendary sports film "Hoosiers," the members of the Hickory Huskers...

			Torah for Your Table
Sometimes we wonder whether such puny individuals as ourselves can make an impact on world events, whether we can make a real...

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			Reflections
- Based on the Divrei Torah of Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg zt”l - A major issue that appears in Ki Sisah is the infamous sin of the...


			Torah Teasers
1. Which two people appear in the Torah for the first time in this parsha? Betzalel ben Uri, the artisan in charge of building the...


			Parsha Potpourri
Exodus 31:16-17 discuss the mitzvah of observing and guarding Shabbos, which is a sign between God and the Jewish people. In...



			Shem MiShmuel
Perhaps the most famous episode of the post-Exodus experience is the construction of the eigel hazahav (golden calf). When Moshe...


			Kol Yaakov
We've all said it ourselves or we have at least heard someone else say it: "If only God would appear and show me some miracle,...



			Outlooks & Insights
Following God's promise not to destroy the Jewish people, after the sin of the Golden Calf, Moses requested that God make known to...

Parents & Kids

			Parenting through the Parsha
Practical parenting lessons from the weekly parsha.

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