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This week's parsha

Unless otherwise noted, "This week's Parsha" comprises articles taken from contributors to the Chabad.org website.  We show the original author's name here, so that proper attribution is given.  For the sake of brevity, footnotes cited in the original author's writings are omitted from this website.  If you need to see the citations, please refer to the original articles on the Chabad.org website.

Make Some Noise!

A fascinating study recently revealed the impact of 50 mega celebrities on various charities.

$37,625,503 is a lot of money. That's the amount raised by just ten of those celebrities in the past year, and, amazingly, without them even dipping into their own bank accounts.

They simply attached their names to worthy causes, and the money poured in.

There is even a website that tracks the amounts and beneficiaries of celebrity donations. Their homepage states that they track "1,424 charities, 1,978 celebrities and counting…"

Read more: Make Some Noise!

Bearing Gifts

The beginning of this week's Torah reading uses the word terumah, meaning an offering or donation, three times. These three occurrences correspond to three types of offering: The first was the donation of shekels in which each man over twenty gave half a shekel coin towards the general funds. The second was the donations allotted towards the silver foundation-sockets of the Tabernacle, in the desert. The third was the general donations in which every man, woman and child donated as much as their hearts' desire toward the building of the Sanctuary. These included cedar wood for the walls, cloth and fur for the hangings, gold, silver and copper, and more.

Read more: Bearing Gifts

Meat, Milk and Logic

Murderers and thieves are punished: Logical.

Your ox gores mine -- you pay: Logical.

Don't mistreat widows, orphans or converts: Logical.

Don't boil a kid in its mother's milk: ????

Read more: Meat, Milk and Logic

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Date: Jul 15 '17
Sponsor: Regina Novak
In Honour of Harold Eisenberg's (AH) yahrzeit
 
Date: Feb 24 '18
Sponsor: Regina Novak
In Honour of Husband Morris Novak's (AH) yahrzeit
 

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