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Why Are the Details of the Tabernacle Repeated?

Why Are the Details of the Tabernacle Repeated?

After describing the instructions for the construction of the Tabernacle in great detail, the Torah then repeats these details, describing the same elements after the Tabernacle has been erected. Of course, the Tabernacle is the place for...

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The Tabernacle: Making God Our Neighbor

The Tabernacle: Making God Our Neighbor

In the book of Exodus, God gives Israel a commandment that seems decidedly undivine; to build Him a house to live in. The Israel Bible explains why the verse says to build God a house so that he may "dwell among them," the people, and not...

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The Clouds of Glory and the Feast of Tabernacles

The Clouds of Glory and the Feast of Tabernacles

God watched over the Children of Israel as they traveled through the desert toward the Promised Land, guiding them with a pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night. The pillars were a constant presence. At dawn the pillar of...

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