This is a guest post from my friend Jeremy .
As I hopped out of my helicopter after a round of golf with the President that I live-updated on my news feed, I noticed a large and oddly shaped package outside my door. It seemed to be in the shape of some sort of four-legged creature, and while I couldn’t see it’s makeup underneath the yellow tissue paper wrapped around its entire being, it weighed about a gazillion pounds, so I knew it was the real deal. Ripping off the packaging, I was shocked at what I found: A golden calf, in all its biblical glory. Read More
Sin of the golden calf
In Parashat Ki Tisa the construction of the Mishkan is discussed, then Shabbat is mentioned followed by the sin of the Golden Calf. After the sin, Moshe melted the calf down, mixed it with water and forced the entire nation to drink it. Read More
Sometimes when you do something right, its like you haven't done anything at all
In this week's parsha, the Jewish people commit the heinous sin of idolatry by worshiping the Golden Calf. After this sin, God wants to destroy the Jewish people and start a new nation stemming solely from the descendants of Moshe. Moshe refuses this offer and tells God to remove him from the Torah if he plans on wiping out the Jewish people. Read More