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Terumah

Where God Is Depends on Us

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 02.23.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

It's a beautiful answer, completely true, but it doesn't help when you are older. When we see what goes on in the world, we often ask ourselves the very same question, "Where is God?"

Making Worship Live

Arnold M. Eisen | Posted 04.23.2013 | Religion
Arnold M. Eisen

Our ancestors worked hard to endow ritual moments in the sanctuary with such power, majesty and holiness that God's presence became palpable. This should be our objective also. We too should work hard at it.

Where Can We Find God?

Rabbi Joshua Ratner | Posted 04.14.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Ratner

A fundamental question undercuts the elaborate description in this week's Torah portion, Exodus 25-27: Why does God need a home?

The Torah And Making Sacred Spaces

Arnold M. Eisen | Posted 05.05.2012 | Religion
Arnold M. Eisen

What are we doing when we build and cherish churches, synagogues, and mosques of whatever size and grandeur today?

Parshat Terumah: How To Build A Sanctuary For God

Josh Fleet | Posted 04.24.2012 | Religion
Josh Fleet

All of this, God says to Moses: Say to Israel, "Dedicated to God a contribution." Then, collect my offering from every heart-inspired person