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  Shvat 4, 5773 , 15/01/13

New Copper Wash-Basin for Temple Institute Exhibit

The Temple Institute moved a giant multi-dimensional copper wash basin to the new home of its exhibit of Temple articles on Monday. A statement by the Temple Institute said the 2.5 meter/8.2 feet-tall 2.8 meter/9.1 foot-diameter laver is kosher for use in the Third Temple and can be used to purify 12 priests at once. The statement also said the new basin has advanced systems that allow people to overcome certain problems in Jewish law, as was present at the time of the Second Temple.

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