[The] Records [of the Tabernacle]

Exodus 38:21-40:38

When Is P'kudei Read?

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  • A statistical summary of the materials used for the Tabernacle and an account of producing the priestly vestments are recorded. Moses blesses the Israelites for the work they did. (38:21-39:42)
  • Upon God's instruction, Moses sets up the Mishkan and the priests are anointed and consecrated. (40:1-33)
  • A description is given of a cloud that covers the Mishkan by day and a fire that burns by night, indicating God's Presence therein. (40:33-38)

Ten Minutes of Torah: P'kudei Commentary

Torrah and Kippah

Transitioning from the Book of Exodus to the Rest of the Torah

By: Rabbi Reuven Greenvald

This week’s Torah portion, P’kudei, concludes the Book of Exodus. Its two and a half chapters summarize the previous instructions about building the Tabernacle and bring its construction to completion. While most of the parashah is a bit dry, the last few verses don’t disappoint: the defining book of the Torah ends on a grand note. 

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