Category Archives: Ki Tisa

The Price of Patriotism

Exodus 30:12 …every man a ransom for his soul… Although the King James translators chose to put “children” here instead of “sons,” the remainder of the text is clear that males are intended. This tax was only levied against men … Continue reading

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Veils, Tallits, and Covering

When Moses came down from Mt. Sinai, his face glowed and he wore a veil over his face to hide the glory of it from the Israelites. I was taught that this was a purely pragmatic act, that he had … Continue reading

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