Sedra Behar 120 words – Gd Expects …

What is missing? And if you will ask [when you will ask] “So if we do not plant nor gather, what will we eat in the seventh year?” [25:20] The rebuke – “Oh you… Continue reading

Sedra Emor 120 words – Bad Hair Day

A major component of the Sedra is the warning, often repeated – You will die if you enter the Temple when ritually unclean. What is all the fuss about? and the INTENSITY! With… Continue reading

Acharey Mos 120 words, but why did they die?

Shabtai Tzvi, the infamous false Messiah, retained loyal followers, even after he converted to Islam. The sons of Aharon who were executed by HKBH, were great people who lived holy lifestyles; presumably they… Continue reading

Sedra VaYikRa 120 words, Man Meets Animal

Sacrificing and incinerating living beasts is a major if not the major focus of this week’s Sedra. Normal planning approximates that 150,000 square meters and a staff of 350-400 are require to support a… Continue reading

Sedra VaYakHeil, 120 words – Women

Is it unprecedented? Women are identified 4 times in chapter 35: verses 22, 25, 26 and 29. 35:22 – the men came with the women [to donate gold for the Mishkan] Note that… Continue reading

Ki Sisa, 120 words – Gd’s Preference

“Your people, Moshe, have caused destruction” [32:7 Rashi] those Egyptians who Moshe, without consulting Gd, encouraged to join the Nation. This is an, “I told you so” moment. Yet Gd is angry with,… Continue reading

Sedra Terumah, 120 Words – Gd is Calling

Once upon a time Gd instructed MosheR on what to say to BNY – The Children of Israel, wherever MosheR happened to be. We did not require a Sanctuary. Then Gd restricted communications. Although… Continue reading

Sedra MishPaTim 120 words, So You Love Your Children

After presenting our children a gift, we might give the same gift to other children in the neighborhood. But would we, after presenting our wife with a bouquet of gorgeous roses, an expensive… Continue reading

Sedra Yisro 120 words – Where Is Gd?

You saw that I spoke with you from the heavens [Ex 20:19] but it says the opposite, Gd descended onto Mount Sinai [Ex 19:20] Gd’s honour was in the heavens whilst Gd’s fire… Continue reading

Sedra BeShaLach, 120 words – We Took Weapons

The first 2 Pesukim are a confusing hodgepodge: Rather than saying, “Gd took the Jews out of Egypt”, we have the inaccurate, “Pharoh sent The People out”. Why mention at all that we carried weapons? For those untrained and… Continue reading