Category: Parsha

Parshas Acharei Mos – אחרי מות

Pashas Acharei Mos discusses the mitzvah of kisoy dam – covering the blood after shechting an animal. When an animal is killed it must be shechted over the ground and then its blood must be covered over. We made a cake (the ground) with a layer of jelly (the blood) and a topping of crushed nuts (the covering). אחרי מות יז:ג Acharei Mos 17:3
Pashas Acharei Mos discusses the mitzvah of kisoy dam – covering the blood after shechting an animal. When an animal is killed it must be shechted over the ground and then its blood must be covered over.

We made a cake (the ground) with a layer of jelly (the blood) and a topping of crushed nuts (the covering).

אחרי מות יז:ג
Acharei Mos 17:3

achareimos-cover-blood

Parshas Shemini – bugs – שמיני

In parshas Shemini it lists the kosher and non-kosher animals and the signs we use to tell them apart. All bugs, caterpillars, centipedes etc that crawl on the ground are not kosher. We made caterpillars to represent the non-kosher bugs. שמיני יא:מא Shemini 11:41
In parshas Shemini it lists the kosher and non-kosher animals and the signs we use to tell them apart. All bugs, caterpillars, centipedes etc that crawl on the ground are not kosher. We made caterpillars to represent the non-kosher bugs.
שמיני יא:מא
Shemini 11:41
shemini-bugs-caterpillar

Parshas Tzav – ashes – צו

Parshas Tzav discusses some of the karbonos the kohein brings. It describes how the kohen raises the left over ashes from the karbon and puts them next to the mizbeach. We made ice cream with crumbled cookies to look like ashes. צו ו:ג Tzav 6:3
Parshas Tzav discusses some of the karbonos the kohein brings. It describes how the kohen raises the left over ashes from the karbon and puts them next to the mizbeach. We made ice cream with crumbled cookies to look like ashes.

צו ו:ג
Tzav 6:3

tzav-ashes-karbanos

Parshas Pekudei – פקודי

The end of this parsha mentions the cloud that led Bnei Yisroel throughout their years in the midbar. We made white cream puffs to represent the cloud. פקודי מ:לד Pekudei 40:34

The end of this parsha mentions the cloud that led Bnei Yisroel throughout their years in the midbar.

We made white cream puffs to represent the cloud.

pekudei-clouds
פקודי מ:לד
Pekudei 40:34

Parshas Vayakhel – ויקהל

Parshas Vayakhel reviews the kelim and garments that were used in the Mishkan. Many of the covers and curtains were woven in reds and blues. We made blueberry and cherry pie with a “woven” crust. ויקהל לה:יא Vayakhel 35:11

Parshas Vayakhel reviews the kelim and garments that were used in the Mishkan. Many of the covers and curtains were woven in reds and blues.

We made blueberry and cherry pie with a “woven” crust.

Vayakhel-weave-mishkan

ויקהל לה:יא
Vayakhel 35:11

Parshas Tetzaveh – meil – תצוה

Parshas Tetzaveh discusses the garments the Kohanim and Kohen Gadol wore when they did the avodah. One of the items the Kohen Gadol wore was a blue cloak called the meil which had bells and pomegranates along the hem.
Parshas Tetzaveh discusses the garments the Kohanim and Kohen Gadol wore when they did the avodah. One of the items the Kohen Gadol wore was a blue cloak called the meil which had bells and pomegranates along the hem.
tezhaveh-meil