Elaine S. Zecher

Rabbi Elaine S. Zecher is a rabbi at Temple Israel in Boston, Massachusetts.

The Color Purple . . . and Blue . . . and Red

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Irwin A. Zeplowitz

This week's parashah seems, at first glance, to be a rather pedantic listing of the items needed for the construction of the Mishkan . At one level of understanding, it may simply be what it appears to be—specifically, a"shopping list" of items sought from donors.