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Holy Temple, The

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As mandated in the Torah,Exodus 28. the Kohanim (priests, who were descendants of Aaron, brother of Moses) wore special clothing while serving in the Holy Temple in Jerusalem (or its portable predecessor, the Tabernacle). The rank-and-file priests were as...
All this will come with the third Temple, which G-d is building in heaven
The breastplate was a garment worn by the high priest while serving in the Holy Temple.
By law, the menorah stood in a chamber into which only kohanim (priests) were permitted entry. But the law also states that an ordinary person may light the menorah. What is the point—and lesson—of this legal paradox?
For an informed reading of Ezekiel 43:10-27
The second half of the portion of Tetzaveh is devoted to the inaugural service of the Tabernacle in the wilderness. The Torah describes in detail the various offerings and services that were to be done during this inaugural period, which lasted seven days...
For the first time in our parsha we encounter the idea of a hereditary elite within the Jewish people, Aaron and his male descendants, whose task was to minister in the sanctuary.
When Golda Meir famously joked that the Jewish people had managed, after forty years of wandering, to end up in the only country in the Middle East with no oil, she was only partially right...
Feelings don’t come automatically. We cannot just turn the happiness switch on, or suddenly feel love. So what do we do when we don’t feel happiness and empathy?
Beyond life spans a vast stillness. But as long as we live and strive, sound denotes activity, activity denotes movement, and movement denotes a discrepancy between where we are and where we want to be . . .
The unique law of the altars not receiving impurity can be given a deeper understanding that gives insight into the soul of every Jew...
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