The Lord speaks to Moses saying “Speak to the Children of Israel regarding the rituals concerning childbirth of a boy. The mother shall be in the state of purification for seven days. Upon the eighth day the flesh of a male baby’s foreskin is to be circumcised. For thirty-three days the mother shall be in a state of…

Then Aaron’s sons Nadav and Avihu offer «strange fire» before G-d and are struck dead. The people and the priests see the glory of G-d and are silent. G-d speaks to Moses and Aaron, telling them that the people must learn to distinguish between the sacred and the profane…READ MORE.

G-d continues to instruct Moses, calling him to gather Aaron and his sons so that they could be taught the rituals of sacrifice. At G-d’s command, Moses calls the people to the Tent of Meeting where he constructed the Tabern….READ MORE.

G-d commands Moses regarding various types of offerings: under what circumstances they should be offered, and what they should consist of. Moses conducts a ceremony to anoint the Tent of Appointed Meeting and the …READ MORE.

The work of constructing the Tabernacle is completed; Moses receives the command to anoint it and to anoint Aaron and the priests. All that the Lord commanded Moses is created for the sanctuary under the direction of Ithamar, son of Aaron the priest, Bezalel of the tribe of Judah, and Oholiab …

Vayakhel :The Israelites bring so many materials for the construction of the Tabernacle that Moses tells them to stop…READ MORE

G-d had already commanded Moses how to build a Tent of Appointed Meeting for G-d. This Dwelling Place was a moveable holy sanctuary where the people can bring offerings to G-d. Priests were to wear special garments and wash before officiating in this sanctuary. Each person, rich and…READ MORE.

G-d also reveals to Moses how to make the priestly garments and describes the seven day ritual to invest Aaron (Cohen Gadol) and his sons Nadav, Avihu, Elazar and Itamar (Cohanim) as priests. ”And Moses” G-d commands “you shall command the sons of Israel to use pure olive oil for kindling …READ MORE

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…