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Videos about the Holy Temple

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The spiritual significance of the design and measurements of the entrance to the Heichal – the most sacred structure of the Holy Temple. (Based on Reshimah dated Nissan 2, 5700 / 1940, Paris)
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36:21
The three sections in the Holy Temple represent three levels of reality. Explore components of the Beit Hamikdash and their mirroring mystical attributes.
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30:00
The Three Temples as Three Phases of a Marriage
The Third Temple to be built by Moshiach corresponds to the third phase in a relationship in which opposites are harmonized and ultimate peace is achieved.
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45:00
A Tisha B'Av Study
Why building a Temple on the Temple Mount is by necessity the first stage in making the world a G-dly place. (Based on the Rebbe's discourse Gadol Yihyeh K'vod Habayis Hazeh, 5722.)
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51:34
Learn the unique attributes of the three holy Temples, and why the future temple will be eternal.
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57:22
Ascending gradations of holiness and beyond
Learn why the Holy Temple was specifically built on an incline and not on level ground. Next, we explore the sacred vessels of the Temple: are they to be viewed as parts of a greater whole or of individual value? This insight conveys a profound truth in the role of the individual vis-à-vis the community.
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32:00
The Story of Jerusalem's Holy Temple
"Wake the Dawn" is a documentary film depicting the history and significance of the Temple, through the eyes of the Talmud and Jewish tradition. Written and Directed by Chaim Clorfene.
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52:20
Studying about the construction and details of the 2nd Holy Temple informs us in the building of the final third Temple.
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13:57
A preparation for prayer; a consciousness of a great presence.
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7:23
During the three weeks between the 17th of Tammuz and the 9th of Av, we mourn the loss of both Holy Temples in Jerusalem. The Torah tells us, however, that when we study the laws of the Temple’s construction, we are already rebuilding it.
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"Studying the dimensions of the Holy Temple is like building it"
The Midrash relates that at the beginning of the Babylonian exile, seventy years before the Jews’ return to Jerusalem, G-d instructed Ezekiel to teach them the dimensions of the Holy Temple, because when they engage in its study, G-d considers it as though they built it.
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7:53
The windows in the Temple were designed to be narrow on the inside and wide on the outside, representing the fact that its purpose is to shine outward and share the light with the rest of the world. The goblets in the Temple Menorah also symbolize this idea.
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6:39
Our sages teach that the Holy Temple was destroyed because of the baseless hatred that Jews harbored towards one another. It follows then, that rectifying that problem will be the catalyst for rebuilding it. And Speedily.
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6:05
The verse states: “They shall build me a Temple, and I will dwell within them.” Our sages teach us that “within them” refers to every Jewish heart. Each and every single one of us, and the entire Jewish people, all share the mission of bringing the light of Judaism out to the entire world.
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8:19
Jerusalem belongs to the holy geography of the Land of Israel. Jerusalem is also to be found outside the Land of Israel, outside geography.
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35:55
The Torah demands that the stones used to build the Holy Temple be unblemished. But what defines a blemish? In answering this question, this class presents a novel definition of perfection and a deeper appreciation of the Holy Temple. (Based on Likutei Sichos volume 29, p. 123)
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52:39
The Sages of the Talmud differ as to the positioning of the Menorah in the Holy Temple, whether east to west (along the width of the temple) or north to south (along the temple’s length). This class reveals the spiritual underpinnings of this discussion and the relevance to our daily lives. (Based on Reshimas HaMenorah)
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49:53
The three patriarchs Abraham, Isaac and Jacob all encountered the future site of the Beit Hamikdash, the Holy Temple. However the description of that location differed for each Patriarch. To Abraham it was a mountain, to Isaac a field, and to Jacob a house. This class will explore the significance of these differences and the relevance to our times. (Likutei Sichos vol. 15)
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Parsha Matot-Massei
The Torah prohibits constructing the Temple with wood; only stone and brick are admissible. Yet the high priest's chamber, located in the Temple proper, was made of wood. This class will present an analysis of the subject from both halachic and spiritual viewpoints. (Likutei Sichos vol 28, Parshas Massei)
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The mitzvah of ‘shemirat hamikdash’ on five levels
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The "Battery" of the Holy Temple
This class is all about the Holy Ark, which contained the “Ten Commandments”, and the Cherubim that were placed on top of it. Discover some incredible details about this most sacred Jewish artifact–including what its true function was (and is!), as well as where we believe it is presently hidden.
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49:36
Did the menorah have circular or straight branches?
The menorah is possibly the most popular Jewish symbol, yet there’s much confusion as to how it really looked.
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47:14
How the precise location of the altar was determined in the Holy Temple. This Torah class is connected with the 9th of Av.
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56:38
Its history, importance and structure
Join us as we take a journey through our history, and get an understanding of the Holy Temple and its place in our life.
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13:32
Study the daily lesson of Sefer HaMitzvos for day 149 with Rabbi Mendel Kaplan, where he teaches the mitzvah in-depth with added insight and detail.
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Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 19, Re'eh
Is the Beis HaMikdash holy because Hashem chose to make it holy, or do we add any value?
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24:00
Maimonides in his code refers to the section of laws related to the Holy Temple as the laws of the ‘Chosen Home’. What is the message hidden therein? (From “Messages”—Season 2, Episode 3)
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43:21
Every year during the “three week” we mourn the destruction of the Beit HaMikdash. But what are we truly missing without the Temple?
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