The Zohar, in its entire commentary about this Shabbat of the portion Terumah, makes clear that there’s a tremendous amount of Light that is revealed, revolving specifically around the individual’s ability to make a personal, deeper connection to the Light of the Creator. The purpose of this Shabbat, and what’s available to us on this Shabbat, is really to awaken a personal, constant connection with the Light of the Creator.
Rav Moshe David Valle, one of the great students of Rav Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, an Italian kabbalist, wrote a commentary on the Torah. And it is his explanation on the beginning of the portion Terumah which will create the opening for us to really understand this Shabbat’s gift.
The portion begins, the Creator tells Moses about the Israelites, “They should bring Me an offering. “ And the Creator says, “Any person,” meet kol ish - and these are really the key words on... read more