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The name of this portion, Pekudei, means “accountings” as it provides a detailed account of exactly how much gold, silver, and copper were used in the Tabernacle’s various ritual objects, vessels, sockets, pegs, and hooks, as well as how the wool, linen, stones, and gold were used in the cohanim’s garments. The first lesson we […]

The Eighth Day

“And God spoke to Moses saying: ‘On the day of the first new moon, on the first day of the month you shall raise up the Tabernacle, the tent of Meeting’” (Exodus 40:1-2). The Tabernacle was erected on the first day of the first month of Nisan (Rosh Chodesh Nisan), a very auspicious day, as […]