Articles By Nancy Reuben Greenfield

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    Nancy Reuben Greenfield

    Nancy Reuben Greenfield has written three adaptations of the Torah, including an
    interactive family version at www.TiptoeThroughTheTorah.com, and an engaging
    Jewish immigrant novel, The Golden Medina, available on itunes and Amazon.


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      Vayakhel: A Summary of the Parashah

      The Israelites bring so many materials for the construction of the Tabernacle that Moses tells them to stop; Bezalel and Oholiab, gifted craftspeople, construct the elements of the Tabernacle.

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      Balak: A Summary of the Parashah

      Cursing and Blessing the Israelites

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      Shoftim: A Summary of the Parashah

      Moses reviews for the Israelites their system of justice, the rules of kingship, their relationship to idolatrous nations, and the rules of doing battle.

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      Parashat Vaera

      Through Moses and Aaron, God brings plagues on the Egyptians, and Pharaoh repeatedly refuses to allow the Israelites to leave.

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      Hukkat: A Summary of the Parsha

      God instructs Moses and Aaron regarding the red heifer; Miriam dies; Moses hits a rock to bring forth water rather than speaking to it; Aaron dies.

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      Parashat Bereshit

      God creates the world with words; Adam and Eve sin, Cain kills Abel, and God considers destroying all of Creation.

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      B'har: A Summary of the Parashah

      God tells Moses to instruct the people in the laws of the Sabbatical and Jubilee years, as well as how to relate to those in the community who become impoverished.

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      Shemini: A Summary of the Parashah

      After the dedication of the Tabernacle and the ordination of the priests, two of Aaron's sons bring a strange fire before God and are consumed by fire; God then instructs Moses and Aaron regarding which animals may be eaten.

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      Vayelekh: A Summary of the Parashah

      Moses concludes his speech to the Israelites, blesses Joshua, and instructs the community to gather every seven years to read publicly from the Torah; God predicts the eventual straying of the Israelites.

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      Terumah: A Summary of the Parashah

      God instructs Moses to collect gifts from the Israelites in order to build a Tabernacle so that God can dwell among the people; God describes to Moses the vessels and structures that comprise the Tabernacle.


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