Rabbi Debra Landsberg

Public Officials Need To Be Honest and Appear Honest

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Stephanie M. Alexander

Parshiyot Vayak’heil and P’kudei each cover the many details of the building of the Tabernacle. But the first blueprint is found in Parashat T’rumah , when Moses receives the instructions for how to build the Tabernacle. Now, in Vayak’heil , construction finally begins, and we hear the instructions again. Then in P'kudei , where Moses gives an accounting, there’s still another itemization of every component used to build the Tabernacle.

Parashah R'eih: Making Sacred Food Choices

Rabbi Debra Landsberg

A b’rachah (blessing) isn’t enough. Anytime we delve into Torah study, we need more than the b’rachah over study; we need words of strength to brace ourselves, as we engage in Torah’s complexity.

In The Divine Symphony: The Bible’s Many Voices, Hebrew...