The Hebrew Scriptures
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Parashah: Vayakhel - "And Assembled” & Pekudei — “The Reckonings”
Exodus 35:1 – 38:20 & 38:21 – 40:38
Chazak! Chazak! Venischazeik! (Be strong! Be strong! And may we be strengthened!)
— Haftarah Shabbat HaChodesh: Ezekiel 45:16 — 46:18
From the fact that the commandment to observe the Shabbat precedes the building of the Mishkan, the sages concluded that labor is of value only if it can have a sacred as well as a secular purpose; otherwise, it is innately trivial - all our labor for the earthly things is just vanity and striving after wind...
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