Tag Archives: Temple

VaYakhel – Ordering Sacred Space

Parashah VaYakhel Ordering Sacred Space Exodus 35:1 - 38:20 And Moses assembled the whole congregation of the sons of Israel…all with a willing heart, both men and women…brought a freewill offering to YHWH…and so the Mishkan was unified[1]. Many of us have heard of the Tabernacle, or Mishkan in Hebrew, and many of us have seen models of it, yet it still …

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Terumah – Guardian of the Covenant

Parashah Terumah Guardian of the Covenant Exodus 25:1 - 27:19 And there, above the kapporet-lid between the Keruvim that are on the Ark of the Witness, I will meet with you and speak with you everything that I command you concerning the children of Israel[1]. Growing up reading what I knew as the "Old Testament", I frequently heard about the Israelite …

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