Pekudei – Counting Toward Unity

Why does the Torah speak of the ‘counting’ of the Tabernacle, and then speak of the Tabernacle as the ‘tent of testimony?’ How do the concepts of counting and testimony relate? What is the significance of the word ‘these’ in this context? Why did the Jewish people receive ‘crowns’ when they accepted the Torah upon…

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Haazinu & Rosh Hashana – Bearing witness

How can the heavens and earth bear witness? Why is the Torah referred to as a song? How can a song bear witness? Why is Rosh Hashana on the only holiday on the first day of the month? Why was Adam created on this day? Why do we blow the Shofar on this day? What…

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