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Thursday, October 1, 2020

Rosner’s Torah Talk: Building a Temple in Parshat Terumah

In parshat Trumah the people of Israel are called upon to contribute to the building of the temple – gold, silver, copper, dyed wool, animal skins, and more. On Mount Sinai, Moses is given detailed instructions on how to construct this Temple. In the Sanctuary’s inner chamber, was the ark, containing the tablets with the Ten Commandments. In the outer chamber stood the seven-branched menorah. Outside the sanctuary stood the copper-plated altar.

In the past few years with hosted no less than six rabbis to speak about this parsha. Each of them offered his unique perspective on the story and its meaning. Here is what they said:

 

Rabbi Dov Asher

 

Rabbi Michael Boyden

 

Rabbi Carl Perkins

 

Rabbi Jason Miller

 

Rabbi David Wolkenfeld

 

Rabbi Jason Strauss

 

 

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