Parshatפקודי Exodus 38:22 – Being Accountable

Exodus 38:21 These are the accountings of the Mishkan, the Mishkan of the Testimony, which were counted at Moses’ command; [this was] the work of the Levites under the direction of Ithamar, the son of Aaron the Kohen.

Bach on Yoreh Deah Section 257 – From here we learn that even though the people in charge of the charity funds are kosher people and we are not [constantly] inquiring after them, nevertheless it is good for them to give an accounting as we find with Moshe, our Teacher, who gave an accounting of the money that was donated for the tabernacle, as it says in our posuk, “These  are the accounts of the Mishkan…”

Torah Temimah Colloquial Translation on Note #20:



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