Light to the Nations – with Rabbi Chaim Richman
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Chapter 2 of Maimonides’ Beit HaBechira, (The Chosen House): An explanation of the height of the three sections of the altar, and the application of the system of measurements described in last week’s show.
(To learn more about the physical layout of the Holy Temple, please visit our Illustrated Tour.)
The following sources are cited in this lesson:
Bamidbar Rabbah 18, 3; Bereishit Rabbah 14; Deuteronomy 4:12; Ecclesiastes 7:20; Exodus 20:19; ibid 20:21; ibid 27:1; Ezekiel 43:13; ibid 43:16; Genesis 28:12; Talmud Tractate Middot 3; Beit HaBechira Perek 2 Hilchot 5; Beit HaBechira Perek 2 Hilchot 6; Midrash Tanchuma; Talmud Tractate Zevachim 59b