Parsha Tsav: Feeling the power of the fire

Dear Scouts, In Parsha Tsav this week, we learn more about the korbanot (offerings) and the services performed by the priests in the Mishkan (Tablernacle). The instructions to the Kohanim include what they are to wear when performing the holy services in the Mishkan, keeping the three holy fires burning on the Altar, and the […]

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Parsha Terumah: Giving according to our abilities

February is Inclusion Month for people with disabilities, a project of Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities. So this week we honor those Scouts and leaders whose troops welcome Scouts who are “differently abled” than others. Dear Scouts, In Parsha Terumah (portion) we learn God’s instructions for the building of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) and […]

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Parsha Bo: The darkening in Egypt

Dear Scouts, Last week, we learned of seven plagues that God imposed upon the Egyptians. (Did you see how many of them began when Moses – the man named “Drawn from the Water” – spread his staff over the water?) This week, in parsha Bo, God brings three more plagues upon Egypt. First is swarms […]

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