Invoking the Thirteen Attributes

Following God’s promise not to destroy the Jewish people, after the sin of the Golden Calf, Moses requested that God make known to him the qualities of Divine mercy. In response, God showed Moses a prophetic vision, in which He was wrapped in a Tallit as a

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Ki Sisa – Clearing the Confusion

The sin of the Golden Calf is one of the most difficult to comprehend episodes in the Torah.  The commentaries discuss at length how the Jewish people could stumble in such a severe sin just forty days after the Revelation at Sinai.[1]  The events that led up to the

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Parshas Ki Sisa

The parsha starts with the counting of the Jewish people. The Torah tells us we can’t just count the Jews but they must each give a half shekel and then the shekels will be counted and the number of the Jews will be known.The Torah says that

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Parshas Ki Tisa

Based on Rav Noah Weinberg In Egypt the Jewish people witnessed miracle after miracle, the culmination being their ultimate release from slavery. At the Red Sea, again they experienced the hand of G-d, as the waters split before them. And then, Mt. Sinai, where The Almighty revealed

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