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A Torah (תורה means teaching) teaching.

Rebellion

Why are there two altars? – Very good question I was trying to figure out the basic design of the Altar based on Exodus 27:1-6 and Exodus 38:1-6.  Based on these text I see the following specifications: Dimensions of Altar … Continue reading

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Totofot- טטפת

  Since this topic has come up twice in sofergoy comments recently, I’ve decided to do some reading and share info that I’ve been accumulating for a while about totafot. You probably have not heard this word. That is because … Continue reading

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Pesakh Gifts

For Pesakh, I created a gift for each family with the first line of the Mezuzah, (Deuteronomy 6:4). I did a pretty good dicusssion of the Mezuzah in my March 31 blog entitled “A Finished Mezuzah”. The text was written … Continue reading

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A Finished Mezuzah

I finished the Mezuzah this morning, and it really looks better than I thought. I think my characters always look worse close up, than the page as a whole. If I stop and look at the page closely I see … Continue reading

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Jots, Tittles and Quills

[ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] 17Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. 18For verily … Continue reading

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Daresh- דרשׁ

“Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Mattiyahu 7:7 The word deresh means to seek or search and if you search at the bottom of this … Continue reading

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Back at Home

I recognized a word today as I was writing.  I guess I hadn’t thought of this word being in the Bible, but I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised. The word is: שואה – Shoah.  This word is used by … Continue reading

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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins

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What’s inside Matters

I’ve been having some problems with my quill, but it has been sporadic. I noticed the other day, that there was an air bubble and when the air bubble popped it dropped the ink in a big rush. Today, as … Continue reading

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Ester has Entered the Presence of the King

And he was pleased with her. Let that be said of each of us. “We have entered the presence of The King, and he is pleased with us” I did another seven lines, and I’m very pleased. I think this … Continue reading

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