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How does the Beit Hamikdash differ from the Mishkan?

Young religious Zionist Torah scholars explain:They were the same on the surface, except for one crucial concept.

How does the Beit Hamikdash differ from the Mishkan?

Words that conquer the heart

The words ‘and say to them’ were in honor of Bnei Israel who donated to and toiled to make the Mishkan, repenting for the golden calf.

Words that conquer the heart

The act of giving is what truly makes us human

Nothing lifts us up like giving! While our natural instincts may tend toward looking out for number one, the act of giving is

The act of giving is what truly makes us humanplayer

Shabbat Shekalim:Towards Redemption

The redemption from Egypt was completed with the Mishkan. The final redemption will be complete when we rebuild the third Holy Temple.

Shabbat Shekalim:Towards Redemption

See the names: Bezalel the son of Uri the son of Hur

How did Hashem choose the man to build the Tabernacle? After all, the Jews were slaves and did not engage in crafts while in Egypt.

See the names: Bezalel the son of Uri the son of Hur

Making our home into a Mishkan

Different factors make our home a sanctuary and our lives and those of our loved ones positive, hopeful and meaningful.

Making our home into a Mishkan

Recreating oneself

Strangely, the order of work in building the mishkan is reversed in Vayakhel-Pekudei when compared to Trumah-Tetzave.

Recreating oneself

Terruma: Make Me a Sanctuary..

Where exactly is that Sanctuary located?

Terruma: Make Me a Sanctuary..

A miniature Beit Hamikdash

If you stand in front of a mirror.you see the human structure. A closer look reveals that you are a miniature Beit Hamikdash.

A miniature Beit Hamikdash

The home we build together - Terumah 5781

The building of the Tabernacle was the first great project the Israelites undertook together. It symbolised the challenge of the future.

The home we build together -Terumah 5781

True beauty comes from within

People invest time and effort in improving their external and not their internal self. The Mishkan teaches us to change our priorities

True beauty comes from within

The sanctuary built by the generous heart

The Israelites showed they were prepared to receive at Mount Sinai, but G-d wanted to know if they were also prepared to give.

The sanctuary built by the generous heart

Coming attractions

The minute details of the Mishkan serve as “coming attractions” of the Temples. The Book of Esther does so for the miracles of Redemption.

Coming attractions

Can Unity Bring About the Building of the Mishkan?

Is there an underlying theme of building our inner Mishkan as well?

Can Our Unity Bring About the Building of the Mishkan?