Vayak’hel (He assembled)

In this portion, Moses addresses the entire nation and charges them with the privilege of building the Tabernacle. Much of the text is a repetition of the directions given in the previous chapters. Israel’s ability to create a setting for YHUH’s Presence is a measure of its greatness and, indeed, a primary reason for its very existence. Its future history …

Passover Seder Readings

PASSOVER SEDER Reader 1: Let us prepare our hearts for the Passover Seder. We must consider ourselves as having personally been freed from Egypt. As we prepare for this experience of personal redemption, let us take the leaven of sin hidden within our hearts far away from us. HAGGADAH (hah-gah-dah) means “the Telling” Seder means “order” Exodus 12:11 You will …