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Why don’t I see the rabbinic leaders in Israel spearheading a building campaign?
I read, with great interest, chapters 40-48 of Ezekiel in the Bible. Is it true that the Jews never built the Temple that is described there? If it is true, why did the Jews disregard Ezekiel’s prophecy when they built the second Temple?
If the foundation for G‑d’s forgiveness and atonement was initially the sacrifice on the altar, how does one now find forgiveness and atonement, since the Temple and physical sacrifices no longer exist?
Will we be using laser cutters and cranes, or will be using the Iron Age techniques of the first two Temples?
Question: I've heard it said that King David was denied the opportunity to build the Holy Temple because he had "blood on his hands" from the many wars he waged. If this is the case, why do we hold David in such high esteem? Why was he chosen to be the pr...
How can G-d be in the Holy Temple, where do mitzvahs, where we learn Torah, everywhere, and nowhere all at once?
The Western Wall is one of the four walls that supported the Temple Mount. Why is it considered more special than the other three, all of which are clearly visible?
What you’re really asking is: If G‑d is everywhere, why should prayer be more effective in one place than another? In truth, the same can be asked regarding praying in a synagogue vs. praying at home . . .
"ויקחו לי תרומה" “Let them take for Me an offering.” (25:2) QUESTION: The word “li” — “for Me” — seems to be superfluous, would it not be sufficient to say, “Veyikchu terumah”? ANSWER: The first offering the farmer separates from his harvest is terumah, w...
Why do we not try to make the synagogue candelabrums more like the one in the Temple? After all, isn’t the synagogue supposed to be a miniature Temple?
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