names

Vayakhel – Names of Godliness

What is the significance of the lineage of Betzalel – that he is the son of Uri, the son of Chur, and that he comes from the tribe of Judah? Why does the midrash state that the merit for the creation of world and its continued existence is in the merit of the Jewish people…

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Shemos – Moshe and names

What is the significance of the fact that this book is called Shemos – 'Names?' What is the significance of the numerous mention of names in the parsha – the names of Hashem, the names of the tribes, the name of Moshe? What is the significance of the fact that Moshe was named after the…

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