The Temple Institute on Pikudei

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.

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Rabbi Chaim Richman,

Rabbi Chaim Richman
Rabbi Chaim Richman

Welcoming G-d into our neighborhood and making this world a better place - this is the simple yet profound reason Israel has been commanded to build for G-d a Sanctuary on this earth.

Israel is a nation whose destiny is to live and act in G-d consciousness, thereby uplifting man and perfecting G-d's creation.

The sanctuary eventually became the Holy Temple, which was destroyed and rebuilt and destroyed once more, so that the sanctuary is now in our hearts.