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Parashat P'kudei (March 1, 2014)
by Jennifer Knobe

THE JOY IS IN THE JOURNEY. Imagine a car ride, and your travel buddy is a big floppy-eared dog. Windows down, your canine companion extends her head out the window, laps up the wind with her crimson tongue and gives what seems to be a big dog smile to the turquoise blue sky. You and your pet are in the moment. No map point matters; it’s “Destination Unknown.” What matters most is the here and now. This is what “counts.” P’kudei means “counting” or “recording” an idea that stresses the worth of the individual, how everyone “counts” as an individual. (Site: The Gutnick Edition, Chumash, Rabbi Chaim Miller, 2003.)

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Dear Jennifer,  I really enjoyed your lovely and evocative commentary.  You
made all the colors and settings so vivid!  Yasher koach,  Liza (the

LizaStabler - March 1st

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