The taste of Shabbat – Tazria-Metzora 5778 Rav Mordechai Elon Our gut reaction to hearing the name of our Parsha, תזריע מצורע is of a rather unpleasant subject, human impurity. This is completely different to what we read in Shmini, dealing with pure and… Continue Reading "The taste of Shabbat – Tazria-Metzora 5778"
The taste of Shabbat – Vayikra 5778 Rav Mordechai Elon There is a huge difference between what we read in this week`s parsha and what will happen when we rebuild the temple, speedily in our days amen! In the temple, after cleaning the alter and… Continue Reading "The taste of Shabbat – Vayikra 5778"
The taste of Shabbat – Vayakhel/Pekudei 5778 Rav Mordechai Elon The coat of the Kohen Hagadol was coloured in sky blue, Techelet, from head to tail. This colour connects the Kohen to heaven and earth. On the fringe of the coat were hung bells… Continue Reading "The taste of Shabbat – Vayakhel/Pekudei 5778"
The taste of Shabbat -Vayakhel-Pekudei 5777 Rav Mordechai Elon This week we read two parshiot that are both old and new. They repeat the main details of the building of the mishkan, with Parshat Pekudei mainly being a summation, how many utensils, how much… Continue Reading "The taste of Shabbat – Vayakhel-Pekudei 5777"
The taste of Shabbat – Parshat Pekudei 5776 Rav Mordechai Elon Our parsha begins the summary of the construction of the mishkan. Moshe gives a detailed report of income and expenditure during the project: All the gold that was used for the work, in all the… Continue Reading "The taste of Shabbat – Parshat Ve’ara 5776"