|CANDLE LIGHTNING||5:37 PM|
|SHABBAT ENDS||6:38 PM|
|RABBENU TAM||7:09 PM|
Cohen -As a sign of love for the Jewish people, and as forgiveness for making the Golden Calf, Hashem tells Moshe to instruct the Jews to build Mishkan as a house for Hashem to dwell next to His beloved, the Jewish nation. But as much as we love G-d, and He loves us, we cannot behave casually towards Him. We can’t say: ‘G-d will forgive me’ or ‘Since He loves me, He will not punish me’. Such an attitude is wrong even towards your spouse, and certainly towards the Creator. Moshe reminds us right away that we must still keep His commands: “But the seventh day shall be holy for you, a day of complete rest for Hashem!” ...read more
עֲשֵׂה תוֹרָתְךָ קֶבַע. אֱמֹר מְעַט וַעֲשֵׂה הַרְבֵּה, וֶהֱוֵי מְקַבֵּל אֶת כָּל הָאָדָם בְּסֵבֶר פָּנִים יָפוֹת
"Make your Torah fixed, say little and do much, and receive every person with a pleasant countenance."