Posts tagged P’kudei

P’kudei – Torah In Haiku


Mishkan completed … A cloud settled upon it … The Glory of God — Exodus 40:34 The cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the Glory of God filled the Tabernacle. This week’s reading is the final portion in the Book of Exodus. חזק חזק ונתחזק – Chazak, chazak, v’nitchzek The Torah In Haiku Ed Nickow […]

P’kudei (Records)


Exodus 38:21 to 40:35 With this parsha, as the Tabernacle is assembled, we take a closer look at this structure, its significance, and its similarities to our present-day sanctuaries. This parsha completes the Book of Exodus…. The Israelites are assembling the Tabernacle … “ the home for God.” This structure creates a visual reminder for […]

Vayak’heil / P’kudei R...

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All whose hearts moved them … All who were skilled – with “wise hearts” … All built the Mishkan — Exodus 35:5 Everyone whose heart so moves them shall bring gifts for God Exodus 35:10 Let all among you who are skilled come and make all the God has commanded The Hebrew word לב (lev […]

Vayak’heil – P’kudei


Vayak’heil  (And he convoked or And he assembled)– Exodus 35:1 to 38:20 P’kudei – (Records or Accounts)Exodus 38:21 to 40:38 Final chapters of Sh’mot/Exodus– a double parsha. In Vayak’heil the materials for the construction the Tabernacle and the and the priestly vestments are assembled. The importance of Shabbat is again emphasized. In P’kudei the Tabernacle is […]

P’kudei – Torah in Haiku

P’kudei – Torah in Haiku

A mishkan audit … All done according to GAAP*  … Not a detail missed ——— P’kudei includes yet another detailed explanation of all the work done to complete the Tabernacle. But it begins (Ex 38:21-31) with an accounting of how much gold, silver and copper was collected from the people and how that material was […]

Torah Portion P’kudei (Records)

Torah Portion P’kudei (Records)

P’kudie – Exodus 38:21 to 40:18 – After five weeks of Torah portions, the Tabernacle is finally complete. All this Torah content demonstrates the importance of this structure. In fact, it is more than a building; by its construction it affirms the Israelites’ commitment to God and God’s laws. Through these laws, the Israelites will […]

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