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Ki Tisa: Spiritual Weight Watchers ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Tzvi Abrahams

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Tzvi Abrahams was raised in The United Kingdom, and emigrated to Israel where he received his Rabbinical ordination. He recently published the book Root Connections In The Torah, and lectures on the beautiful connections of Biblical Hebrew root words. Tzvi lives in Zichron Yaakov, Israel with his wife, children and their friendly dog.

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Tzvi Abrahams

Ki Tisa Spiritual Weight Watchers שֶׁקֶל: silver coin מִשְׁקַל: weight, weighing scales שָׁקוּל: equal, balanced שַׁקְלָא וְטַרִיָא: give and take שָׁקוּל: to sway from side to side מִשְׁקְלוֹת: weights שֶׁקֶל: Silver Coin זֶה יִתְּנוּ כָּל הָעֹבֵר עַל הַפְּקֻדִים מַחֲצִית הַשֶּׁקֶל בְּשֶׁקֶל הַקֹּדֶשׁ עֶשְׂרִים גֵּרָה הַשֶּׁקֶל מַחֲצִית הַשֶּׁקֶל תְּרוּמָה לַה'And this is what they will give, … Continue reading Ki Tisa: Spiritual Weight Watchers ~ Tzvi Abrahams

Ki Tisa: Divine Dictator or Populist King ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Reuven Chaim Klein

Founding Editor at Veromemanu
Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein is a known scholar, respected author, and long-time member of the Kollel of Yeshivas Mir in Jerusalem. Reuven Chaim lives with his family in Beitar Illit, Israel.
Reuven Chaims' articles also appear weekly on ohr.edu and on https://ohr.edu/this_week/whats_in_a_word/ and in the Jewish Press.

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Reuven Chaim Klein

Divine Dictator or Populist King After Joseph told his brothers about his dreams, which seemed to foretell Joseph’s eventual rise to greatness and leadership over his brothers, the brothers responded, “Will you reign over us? Will you rule us?” (Gen. 37:8). Joseph’s brother were not simply waxing poetic by repeating their question twice, they were … Continue reading Ki Tisa: Divine Dictator or Populist King ~ Rabbi Reuven Chaim Klein

Ki Tisa: Year of the Monkey? ~ Yehoshua Steinberg

Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

Founding Director, Editor-In-Chief at Veromemanu
Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg is the Founding Director and Editor-in-chief of Veromemanu and it' website BiblicalHebrewEtymology.com.

Yehoshua is a retired U.S. Army Chaplain and currently lives in Israel with his wife and children.

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Yehoshua (Jeremy) Steinberg

Ki Tisa You shall make the Festival of Weeks with the first offering of the wheat harvest; and the Festival of the Harvest shall be at the changing (תְּקוּפַת) of the year (Exodus 34:22). This verse is cited in Sifrei HaShorashim of Rabbeinu Yonah ben Ganach (hereafter, Ribag) and Radak under the root "קוף". Both … Continue reading Ki Tisa: Year of the Monkey? ~ Yehoshua Steinberg

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