This text study uses two famous, but somewhat contradictory, midrashim on the giving of the Torah (Midrash Tanchuma Yitro and Mekhilta d’Rabi Shimon bar Yohai) as an opportunity to explore tensions in what it means to accept the Torah and how these tensions influence a congregation’s educational vision.
Text Study: Building the Mishkan (The Tabernacle)
Moving Forward Activity on Taking Actions: Challenges and Opportunities
Moving Forward Activity: Reviewing the First Bold Step Proposals
Text Study: Crossing the Red Sea
Looking Forward Activity: Writing Vision Commentary
Text Study: In The Tradition of the Rabbis