This week’s parashah is entitled Terumah, meaning “offering or gift” and covers Exodus 25:1- 27:19. This parasha focuses on the materials needed for the building of the Tabernacle and its furnishings. Moses said to the whole community of Israel, “this is what your God has commanded. You are to take a sacred offering for the Lord; let only those with
The name of this week’s Parasha is Terumah, which means “Offering” and it takes us from Exodus 25:1 through 27:19. Moses receives specific instructions from God on the materials, construction and location of the Tabernacle, as well as the items to be placed inside the Tabernacle. These include the Ark of the Covenant, the table, the lampstand, and the altar
The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Terumah and covers Exodus 25:1 through 27:19. This morning, rather than our usual 5-7 minute commentary, I’ll be expanding our parasha into a full message. Terumah means contribution, gift or offering. The parasha opens with God’s invitation to raise a contribution - a terumah. It was not to be under any compulsion, but
The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Terumah which means “Contribution” or “offering”. With the exception of chapters 32-34, the remainder of the book of Exodus is devoted to one thing: the construction and commission of the Tabernacle. The Hebrew word is Mishkan, from the verb shachan - to dwell or inhabit. The picture is that God wants to dwell
This week’s Parasha is Terumah, which means contribution or offering, and covers Exodus 25-27:19. In last week's Torah portion the Israelis agreed to obey the laws of the covenant that Moses brought down from El Elyon, the God Most High. In this week’s Parasha, Moses is instructed by God to take a contribution from every man whose heart moves him.
The parasha for this Shabbat is entitled Terumah which means “Contribution” or “offering”. With the exception of chapters 32-34, the remainder of the book of Exodus is concerned with just one thing: the construction and ministry of the Tabernacle. The Hebrew word for ‘Tabernacle’ is Mishkan, the noun form of the verb shachan – to ‘dwell’ or ‘inhabit’. God gives
This week’s parasha is entitled Terumah which means “contribution” and takes us from Exodus 25 through 27:19. Adonai said, “Tell the sons of Israel to raise a contribution for Me; from every man whose heart moves him… Let them construct a sanctuary for Me.” The subject matter of these chapters, and most of the rest of the book of Exodus, is the construction of