Why did Moshe Rabbenu break the luchot ( Stone tablets with 10 commandments ) only when he saw the egel ( golden calf ) ,? What does the Midrash mean when it says the ‘letters flew away from the luchot”?
The shiur analyzes the Midrash that compares the Jews to an olive. It is only through the beating and pressing process that we are able to find the inner light that is contained within us on a national and personal level.
On Parshat Tetzaveh, Mrs. Shira Smiles discusses why the names of the tribes appear two times on the Kohen Gadol’s garments, and examines the connection between the different stones, and the tribes that were engraved on them.