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Shira Sedek

Articles by Shira Sedek

No Pain, No Gain

 This week is a double parsha of Acharei Mot and Kedoshim. Parshat Acharei Mot starts with the words Hashem spoke to Moshe after the death

Humble Yourself Like Matzah

In Parshat Tzav, we learn something fascinating about matzah and chametz, leavened bread. After Aharon and his sons give a korban, depending on the korban,

Don’t Just Act, Connect

The mitzvah of korbanot, sacrifices, has many specific instructions. Throughout Tanach, especially in this week’s parsha, Vayikra, the mitzvah of korbanot appears. A korban is

 Bells and Pomegranates

In Parshat Pekudei, we are told about the clothes of the kohen gadol. It says that on the bottom of the kohen’s clothing, there will

Looking at God’s Back

In Parshat Ki Tisa, Hashem tells Moshe that from this point forward, he will only see God’s back and will no longer see His face.

Spread the Flame

The first verse of Parshat Tetzaveh, a commandment was placed on the Jews by Hashem. Hashem commanded that it should be that Bnei Yisrael should

Speak Little and Take Action

In Parshat Yitro, we learn that action is the way of the Jews. In Pirkei Avot 1:15, Shammai says that we should speak little and

Don’t Let Fear Stop You

We learn from Parshat Beshalach that our fear can be our own stumbling block. The fear of the unknown, the fear of change and the

It Is All Out of Love

In the first verse of this week’s Parsha, Vaera, two different names of Hashem are used. It says, “and Elohim spoke to Moshe and said

Listen to the Blessings

In Parshat Vayechi, Yaakov knows that he is going to die soon. His time in this world is coming to an end and he wants