If an inanimate object such as a penny has value, we should certainly recognize the inestimable value and intrinsic goodness to be found in each person who has been imbued with an element of Godliness within them.

To appreciate how people are to take that Divine spark and invest within themselves good moral qualities which may be manifest through the clothing they wear, read this this enlightening analysis entitled “Clothes: A Reflection of the Divine Image” from Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald’s Torah message on this week’s Torah portion, Tetzaveh. Out of respect for the Sabbath, please consider printing it on Friday afternoon if you plan to read it on Shabbat.