Parsha Questions – Ki Tisa - חידון- פרשת כי תישא
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PARSHA QUESTIONS – KI
FIRST ALIYAH: (ch. 30 v. 11)
״ Why would I use the following phrase to count a Minyan: “Fuzzy wuzzy was
a bear, Fuzzy wuzzy had no hair.”?
״ Why don’t we duplicate the recipe for the incense today?
״ Who was the architect of the Mishkan?
״ On Shabbat morning, after these verses one may eat!
SECOND ALIYAH: (ch. 31 v. 18)
״ What “font” was used for the tablets?
״ What is the reason B’nai Yisrael gave for making the golden calf?
״ Moshe did something, which is usually associated with a Sotah (a woman
whose husband suspects her of being unfaithful)?
״ What does Moshe do with the tent?
THIRD ALIYAH: (ch. 33 v. 12)
״ What “ultimatum” does Moshe give God?
״ In what way are the Jewish people distinguished from the other nations?
FOURTH ALIYAH: (ch. 33 v. 17)
״ What human body parts are attributed to God?
״ What does Moshe ask of God?
FIFTH ALIYAH: (ch. 34 v. 1)
״ What would be written on the second tablets?
״ How many attributes of mercy are there?
SIXTH ALIYAH: (ch. 34 v. 10)
״ Why wouldn’t the Jews be allowed to make a treaty with the inhabitants of
״ Can an exception be made to work on Shabbat during the “busy” season
when every day is important?
״ Who is required to go up to Jerusalem 3 times a year?
SEVENTH ALIYAH: (ch. 34 v. 27)
״ What did Moshe drink while he was on the mountain?
״ What was the purpose of the “tablets”?
״ Why did Moshe put a veil on his face?
A Because one is prohibited to count people (30,12), so any sentence with 10
words would work to represent the Minyan.
A It is punishable by death.
A 31, 16-17 (kiddush)
A The finger of God.
A “Because this man Moshe, we know not what has become of him”.
A He gave the people to drink a concoction, which included the ground calf.
This drink served to show if you had worshipped the idol.
A He pitches it out of the camp and calls it “Ohel Moed” – tent of meeting
A “If your presence is not with us, don’t take us out of here.”
A That God goes with the Jewish People.
A (Mouth), eyes, face, hand, back.
A To see God’s glory
A The same things that were written on the first.
A Lest they be a snare in our midst.
A No. (34,21) The verse specifically states that even during harvest and
plowing time everyone must rest.
A The males.
A Because his face was radiant.