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ParshaNut – Babes In The Wood – Parashat Terumah

by Rabbi David Kasher, Kevah’s Senior Rabbinic Educator

Deep in the heart of God’s sanctuary, there in the Holy of Holies, stood two golden idols.

This was not some act of desecration by conquering powers, nor the secret plot of heretical priests. These statues were very officially installed in the Tabernacle, right on top of the ark, by God’s own command.

Parshat Terumah meticulously details the construction plan of the wooden Tabernacle, the place where God’s presence will be drawn down to “dwell amongst” us. The reading includes building mate…

Read more of this week’s ParshaNut at Kevah.org.

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