Dvar March 21 2020: Vayakhei/Pekudei

In this week’s double portion: Vayakhel/ Pekudei, Moses asks the people to bring donations for the construction of the Mishkan (tabernacle). But rather than ask for specific items, Moses says “Let the Israelites contribute whatever their hearts move them to give.” (Exodus 35: 5) There is ambiguity about whether everyone is asked/ obligated to donate … Continue reading Dvar March 21 2020: Vayakhei/Pekudei