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Parashat Ki Tissa: Midrash
Our parashah gives the recipe for the ketoret (incense) that was burned in the Mishkan. What can we learn from the different spices that make up the ketoret?
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Parashat Shemini: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah. Here, a midrash focuses on what happens to Nadav and Avihu. It is not clear what they did wrong but a close look at the pasuk offers an explanation.
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Parashat Tzav: Midrash
Learn about how the tools in the mishkan doubled up as musical instruments
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Parashat Tzav: Midrash
Why does the Torah go out of its way to tell us that the hattat was slaughtered in the same place as the olah? Why group these two sacrifices together?
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Parashat Vayikra: Midrash
What’s the relationship between salt and a covenant with God?
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Parashat VaYakhel: Midrash
What can we learn from the instruction to cover the אָרוֹן (aron, ark) was supposed to be covered in gold מִבַּיִת וּמִחוּץ (me-bayit u’me-hutz, inside and outside)?
Hadar Institute44 ViewsFebruary 6, 2024Parashat Vayakhel,Devash,Midrash
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Parashat VaYakhel: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah. Here’s a midrash about the contribution that the נְשִׂיאִים (nesi’im), the leaders of each tribe, to the mishkan.
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Parashat Ki Tissa: Midrash
Why does the pasuk have to tell us that the writing was carved? Isn’t that just how you write on tablets?!
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Parashat Ki Tissa: Midrash
What was the consequence of the sin of the עֵגֶל (eigel, calf)?
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Parashat Ki Tissa: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah. Here’s a midrash about Moshe hearing from God about חֵטְא הָעֵגֶל (heit ha-eigel, sin of the golden calf) and pleading on behalf of Benei Yisrael.
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Parashat Emor: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah. Here, a midrash focuses on the significance of bringing a bull as a sacrifice and its connection to the golden calf.
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Parashat Tetzaveh: Midrash
What's the most important pasuk in the Torah?
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Parashat Tetzaveh: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah. Here’s a midrash about Aharon wearing the חֹשֶׁן (hoshen, breastplate) for his work in the mishkan.
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Parashat Terumah: Midrash
Explore a midrash that notices an unusual part of the instructions for building the aron. All other vessels use the singular- you, but the aron uses the plural. What can we learn from this?
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Parashat Terumah: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah. Here’s a midrash about Moshe receiving the directions for creating the menorah and struggling to understand.
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Parashat Mishpatim: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah. Here’s a midrash that explores why the Torah says we should be kind to gerim (strangers) because we were gerim ourselves.
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Parashat Mishpatim: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah. Here’s a midrash that explores why the mitzvah is specifically to help your enemy’s animal, and not just anyone’s animal.
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Parashat Mishpatim: Midrash
Midrashim are ideas or stories that explain the Torah.Here’s a midrash that imagines what the angels had to say about Moshe going up to Mount Sinai to get the tablets from God.
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Parashat Yitro: Midrash
What was happening in the rest of the world at the time of מַתָּן תּוֹרָה (matan Torah, the giving of the Torah)?
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Parashat Yitro: Midrash
Why was there so much fire and smoke at Har Sinai, and what can we learn from that?
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