calendar

TheDaily Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 7th Aliyah

As Moshe descends Har Sinai with the second set of tablets, he is unaware of the radiance emanating from his face (34:29). The Midrash explains that after Moshe finished transcribing the Torah, the...

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 6th Aliyah

After the sin of the Golden Calf, the Jews are once again instructed to observe Shavuos, referred to as “the festival of the ingathering, at the turn of the year” (34:22). If there is a specific...

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 5th Aliyah

After the Jewish People construct the Golden Calf, Moshe implores G-d on their behalf to reconsider their annihilation. In his final argument, Moshe asserts the fact that they are “a stiff-necked...

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 4th Aliyah

After a profound conversation between G-d and Moshe, in which G-d forgives the people for the sin of the Golden Calf, Moshe asks to see G-d’s honor (33:18). G-d responds that it’s not possible;...

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 3rd Aliyah

In the aftermath of the sin of the Golden Calf, G-d informs Moshe that He will no longer accompany the Jews into the land and will send an angel instead (33:2). When the people hear this news, they...

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 2nd Aliyah

Parashas Ki Sisa recounts the Jews’ creation of the Golden Calf, one of the worst sins we’ve ever committed, as well as Moshe’s negotiations with G-d in seeking atonement. The Torah describes G-d’s...

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Ki Sisa 1st Aliyah

The parashah begins by counting the people with a half-shekel donation per eligible person as a way to elevate the people and achieve atonement for their sins (30:12). Rabbi Yochanan Zweig asks, how...