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What Is Shabbat Shekalim? Originally Published March 1-2, 2019.

Shekalim (שְׁקָלִים) is the fourth tractate in the order of Mo’ed, which deals with the annual half-shekel tax collected for the maintenance of the Temple and its services, and other attending appurtenances.  A shekel is a unit of currency, having begun its life as a unit of weight of gold or silver.  In the third […]

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