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March 6, 2014
By bethmordecai
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D’var Torah by Marc Fertik — Parashat P’kudei (March 1, 2014)

  Thank you to Harriet for leading services this morning!   Before researching for this morning’s Dvar, I read both the Torah portions and the Haftorah.   Parashas P'Keudei is not the most exciting of material   P'Keudei begins with Moses's expense account, "These are the records of the Tabernacle …   While only the most obsessive CPAs are likely to want to audit Moses at this late date, it does provide a model for what we now call transparency. There should never be an issue that those who have the ability to tax us (or demand "donations") are personally profiting thereby. Indeed, Midrash tells us how far the priests would go to ensure there would be no such questions. The families of those responsible for the Temple's incense[...]

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