Masks, veils, disguises, cover ups, concealment and camouflage: These are words associated with the Purim festival which we celebrate this week. But masks and camouflage also teach a profound lesson of attachment and separation from G-d in this week’s Torah reading of Ki Tisa. From the Golden Calf mask of division to Moshe’s veil of inclusion we can learn the proper way to conduct ourselves and worship G-d.
Ki Tisa (Exodus 1 30:11-34:35)
Parashat Ki Tisa is read on Shabbat:
Adar 16, 5775/March 7, 2015