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Parshat Tetzave by Rabbi Reuven Tradburks The commandments concerning the special garments of the Cohen Gadol as well as the garments for the regular Cohanim are given.  The Cohanim and the altar are inaugurated in a 7-day inauguration.  The command of the daily offering and of...

Parshat Teruma by Rabbi Reuven Tradburks Teruma has one theme: the instructions to build the Mishkan.  Moshe calls for contributions of materials.  Instructions are given for the construction of: the Aron to house the tablets of the 10 commandments, the table upon which the breads would...

Parshat Mishpatim by Rabbi Reuven Tradburks We begin a new era in the Torah: the Mitzvah era.  In the first 86 verses of the Parsha, there are 51 mitzvot. The bulk of the Parsha is civil law mitzvot.  The end of the Parsha resumes the narrative,...

Rabbi Avraham Latapiat, Shavei Israel emissary in Chile, held a special workshop in the local Talmud Torah (Jewish day school) to explain to children the importance of keeping Shabbat and to teach them to how to prepare homemade Shabbat candles and organize the Shabbat table. [gallery...