Portions Library

A collection of essays on the weekly Torah Portions, from Genesis to Deuteronomy, adapted from Torah Club.

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The Glory and the Tabernacle

The cloud of glory settled onto the tent of meeting and the glory of the Most High filled the Sanctuary. Moses tried to enter, but he found he could not bear the weight of the glory. God had come to dwell with His people; the Tabernacle was a success.

Integrity in Accounts

As the children of Israel completed the building of the Tabernacle, Moses ordered an accounting of all the donations. He already knew that all the contributions had been handled with the utmost integrity. But he also knew that his reputation in handling money reflected directly on God.