Parshas Teruma: Mishkan and Mikdash (Yeshiva 5780)

Parshas Teruma: Mishkan and Mikdash (Yeshiva 5780)Why the two words, two levels, Schechina (manifest) and Kedusha (hovering), משכן דאקרי מקדש ומקדש דאקרי משכןWhy is Moshe’s house called (primarily) Schechina and the subsequent houses are called (primarily) Mikdash.Several explanations. משכן is lowerמשכן is more permanent (He goes into Galus גלות השכינה) while קדושה departs (קוב”ה סליק…

25-10. The Keruvim (and the Aron). (5766) TERUMAH 2006 – A TOUR OF THE ARON HAKODESH

25-10. The Keruvim (and the Aron). (5766)TERUMAH 2006 – A TOUR OF THE ARON HAKODESH. This class is a gem. Rabbi Paltiel walks you through the layers of commentary on the Aron Hakodesh (the Holy Ark) from the simple to the complex. This is an unusual opportunity to see the differences between Philosophy, Kabbala, and…

Hilchos Beis Habechira (5779/ 2019)

Hilchos Beis Habechira (5779/ 2019) Given at Beis Hamidrash Linashim Ubanos 770 Class One: Introduction and Perek 1 Halacha 1-4 The Beis Hamikdash is about peace and work (Tefilla; Korbanos.) All בתי מקדש are connected, they are all both a משכן and a מקדש (which is the two levels of שכינה and קדושה). Temporary, semi-permanent…

While There. (5770).

A Class given at Yagdil Torah describing the intense standard of Halacha maintained in the Beis HaMikdash. In the Beis HaMikdash food is holy; We don’t sit.

On The Way (5770).

A Class given at Yagdil Torah describing what was involved in preparing to go to the beis HaMikdash.

Three Rooms (5767).

The Beis HaMikdash is designed to reflect how we live, and Human habitation is divided into three basic areas. The Beis HaMikdash reflected this.Rabbi Paltiel describes the Beis HaMikdash in terms of three fundamentally different categories of space and compares them to a human home. The shiur builds on this analogy using concepts from philosophy,…

The triple Beis HaMikdash. (5767).

The third Temple won’t be the third but “of three” encompassing the virtues of the first and the second in addition to its own distinction.The first Beis HaMikdash and the second Beis HaMikdash were both destroyed because of a specific weakness. The first was “top heavy”. It was dominated by G-dliness and did not incorporate…

Purpose of the Beis HaMikdash. (5767).

What is the Beis HaMikdash for? G-d meeting us (the Holy Ark; Torah) or us meeting Him (Korbonos, The Mizbeach)? Both are true as represented by Rambam and Ramban.The class revolves around a debate between Rambam and Ramban regarding the primary purpose of the Beis HaMikdash. The Mizbeach is representative of the Jewish people meeting…

The Beis HaMikdash (5762).

This class given at Machon Chana overviews the Beis HaMikdash in an inspired way. It is a beginners class.

V’usu Li Mikdash 5747.

The Beis hamikdash is timeless (“Li”) in it’s physical structure, but more so in the human heart.