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Parshat Tezaveh Sweets & Treats

In this week’s Torah Portion, Parshat Tezaveh, Hashem tells Moshe that only pure olive oil can be used to light the “everlasting flame” of the menorah, which Aharon will light each day, “from evening...

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Parshat Terumah Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah Portion, Parshat Terumah, the Jewish People are asked to contribute 13 materials: gold, silver and copper; blue-, purple- and red-dyed wool; flax, goat hair, animal skins, wood, olive oil, spices...

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Go for the Goal – No Pain No Gain!

When discussing the building of the Mishkan (the Tabernacle), Moshe Rabbeinu’s instructions seem out of order. Moshe first told Betzalel about constructing the utensils and only then the construction of the Mishkan. The common...

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Parshat Mishpatim Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah Portion, Parshat Mishpatim, Hashem gives the Jewish People a series of 53 mitzvot (commandments) – 23 positive mitzvot and 30 negative mitzvot. The laws cover the indentured servant, punishments for...

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Touched by a Miracle

The Torah Portion of this week begins with the following pasuk.”And Yisro heard all that G-d did for Moses and Israel”. Rashi expounds on this verse; “What did Yisro hear that inspired him to...

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Parshas Yisro Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah portion, Parshas Yisro, Moshe’s father-in-law Yisro hears of the great miracles that Hashem performed when taking the Jewish People out of Egypt and comes from Midyan with his daughter Tziporah...

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Parshas Vaeira Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah portion, Parshas Va’eira, Hashem responds to Moshe’s question from the last parsha. He speaks to Moshe using the “four expressions of redemption,” promising to take out the Jewish people to...

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Parshas Shemos Sweets and Treats

In this week’s Torah portion, Parshas Shemos, the Jewish people multiply in Egypt. Pharaoh is afraid of the growing numbers so he enslaves the Jewish people, forcing them to build storage cities for him....