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Shemot / Exodus

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Shemot

 

1. The Ramban's Introduction To Shemot: Shades of Redemption

2. The Slippery Slope into Slavery

3. "And God Sought to Kill Him" - Moses in Danger

 

Vaeyra

1. The Ten Plagues. A Lesson In Faith

2. PODCAST - Two Strategies in Redemption - Contrasting Shemot and Vaeyra

3. PODCAST - "Uncircumcised Lips" - Speech and Redemption

 

Bo

 

1. Hachodesh Hazeh Lachem – New Moons And The Renewal Of The Soul

2. The Blood On The Doorposts

3. When Text contradicts Tradition – Torah Shebichtav vs. Torah Sheb'al Peh

 

 

Bo/Beshalach

 

The Dubious Effect Of Miracles

 

 

 

Beshalach

 

1. Fire and Cloud

2. Shirat Hayam– Structure and Message

3. Three Stages to Sinai

 

4. Slave Mentality

 

Yitro

 

1. Yitro's Visit – Chronology and its Meaning

2. The Ten Commandments – Structure and Significance

3. Three Closing Commandments – a Different Sacrificial Code?

 

Mishpatim

 

1. Is Slavery Ethical?

2. Elokim or Elohim? - The Human Judge and God.

 

Teruma

 

1. The Ordering of Parashat Teruma - the Mishkan Construction

2. The Ark and the Altar: Man in Search of God, or God in Search of Man?

3. Mishkan and Ohel - The Hidden Mishkan

 

Tetzave

 

1. The Priest's Clothes

2. "Tamid" - Continual Relationship

 

 

Ki Tissa

1. The Half Shekel Donation

2. Moses' Prayer – "Lama Yomru HaGoyim": Should Jews care what the World Thinks?

3. The Face of Moses – a Biography of Moshe Rabbeinu

4. Podcast. The Golden Calf. Two Approaches (link)

 

Vayakhel- Pikudei  

1. Shabbat and Mishkan – What is the Connection?

​2. Vanity Mirrors

3. Three accounts of the Mishkan's Dedication

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