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Moshe assembled the whole community of the people of Isra’el and said to them, “These are the things which YHWH has ordered you to do." Shemot 35:1

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In this continuation of the Mishkan (tabernacle) series, Yoel discusses interesting details and interpretations of the design and structure of the tabernacle’s veils, roofing covers, the walls themselves, the altar of incense, altar of burnt offering, laver and courtyard.

Torah Portion Vayaqhel: Exodus 35:1 – 38:20

Questions and Topics in this Podcast:

  • Usage of the term kahal/assembly
  • Mesopotamian and Egyptian temple practices and who was allowed in
  • Fire on Shabbat
  • Temple structure in the Ancient Near East
  • The names of Betzalel and Oholiav
  • Colors and images in the tent ceiling
  • Was it dolphin or badger hide on the top layer?
  • Stability of the tabernacle structure
  • Could the altar of incense handle hot coals directly on its surface?
  • Is it OK to sell souvenirs of temple anointing oil and incense?

Other Teachings Mentioned In This Recording

Cherubs      Calendar     Niddah



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