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Give and Take

Parshat Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/give_and_take_20040227

Our Torah portion employs an enigmatic turn of phrase that appears quite instructive in this regard. As God commands Moses to solicit the necessary stuff to build the Sanctuary, He demands that the Jews "take for Me a portion."

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