1. The Torah takes special care to mention the unique contributions of women to the construction of the Mishkan (Tabernacle). When offering public thanks, should individual members be singled out for special praise? What are the arguments for and against such a practice?

  2. To construct the Mishkan (Tabernacle), God selects Betzalel and his assistant Oholiav. The Torah is careful to mention the tribes that they each hail from, Yehudah and Dan, respectively. Can a group take credit for the accomplishments of an individual? What impact does that have on the individual? What responsibility does that place on the group?

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