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Coin of Fire - Parashat Ki Tisa

By Rabbi John Rosove

March 1, 2013 | 6:20 am

Half-shekel coin. Photo by CNG Coins/Wikipedia.

“This is what everyone who is entered in the records shall pay: a half-shekel by the sanctuary weight to “atone for your souls.” (Exodus 30:13)

The Tosafot surmises that

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Rabbi John L. Rosove assumed his duties as Senior Rabbi of Temple Israel of Hollywood in November 1988. A native of Los Angeles, he earned a BA in Art History from UC Berkeley...

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