Enter your email address to get our weekly email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life.
ב"ה

Altar, The

Sort by:
Related Topics
A sinner’s unbreakable connection to her people
We are looking back at our history through the story of a young woman who obviously went through unspeakable horrors. In desperation, she gave up, she felt she couldn’t fight; she was angry and then rebellious...
“And they shall build for me a Sanctuary and I will dwell within them.” The Sages explain: “within them” – within the heart of every single Jew.
Why did G‑d instruct that the lesser materials of silver and copper also be used in the Mishkan's construction? Surely pure gold would have looked much more spectacular...
The verse in Parshas Tetzaveh states: “The Altar is holy of holies, all that touches it shall become sanctified.” Chabad Chassidic teaching explains that the Holy Altar corresponds to the heart of every Jew.
Determination, obstinacy and ambition are essential attitudes for striving to reach one’s spiritual goals. But if a good stiff neck is not tempered by humility, then it becomes very difficult to move one’s head.
Spiritual gluttony is no less selfish than the physical sort, and one who focuses solely on self-realization and self-fulfillment -- be it in the most positive and lofty sense -- is turning his Holy Temple inside out
Each mitzvah is a personal link with G-d
“My design for A New Home for the New Millennium may seem revolutionary,” explained the architect, “but only because we have drifted away from the home’s initial, primal function . . .”
This Altar served a variety of uses. The top was used to burn the various sacrifices. The walls were used for the sprinkling the blood of certain sacrifices.
According to the interpretation of the Or HaChayim, the Torah portion of Acharei beginsVayikra 16:1. as follows: “G-d spoke to Moshe [of] the death of Aharon’s two sons [Nadav and Avihu], who drew so close to G-d that they died.” The verse thereby indicat...
Browse Subjects Alphabetically:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9