During his forty-day vigil in the mountain, G-d provides Moses with detailed instructions about how to build the tabernacle, the Mishkan, and its furnishing, including the Ark of the Covenant, the seven branched Menorah, and the altar. G-d first instructs Moses how to fashion a Dwelling …Read more.

G-d has just given the Ten Commandments on mount Sinai. Moshé informs the people of numerous ethical and ritual laws and seals the covenant between the Children of Israel and G-d. Rashi writes a Midrash on what G-d told to Moshé: “I gave you the Tables of the Law, including the Ten Commandments…

Yitro, Moses’ father-in-law, suggests a system for establishing courts to settle disputes and manage governance; G-d gives the Ten Commandments to the Children of Israel amidst fire, smoke, and the sound of the shofar. He takes Moses’ wife and two sons and brings them to Moses in the wilderness. ….