Light to the Nations – with Rabbi Chaim Richman
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Chapter 2 of Maimonides’ Beit HaBechira, (The Chosen House): A midrashic exploration of the three objects shown to Moshe by G-d at Sinai: the tabernacle, the menorah, and the altar. Also, more about the four horns of the altar.
(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 15, 10; Beit Yaakov; Exodus 25:8; ibid 25:9; ibid 25:40; ibid 27:2; ibid 27:8; ibid 34:35; Habakkuk 3:4; Mechilta Yitro; Psalms 92:11; ibid 94:12; ibid 148:14; Shmot Rabba 40, 2; Midrash Tanchuma