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Purim Shabbat Tetzaveh Readings and Video Commentary

TETZAWEH: Exodus 27:20 – 30:10; Deut. 25:17-19; 1 Samuel 15:2-34
PURIM: Megillat Esther; Exodus 17:8-34

Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman, The Temple Institute, Jerusalem:
„And you shall command the children of Israel to kindle the lamps continually.“ (Exodus 27:20) The light of the golden menora symbolizes the light of G-d in this world. If so, then why are we instructed to „kindle the lamps?“ By actively lighting the menora, we are making G-ds light our light, as well. In this manner we are able to spread G-ds light to all mankind…

Shabbat Shalom vePurim Sameach



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