Exodus 28:15-30 v15: The breastplate was related to justice. · Artistically woven – Intelligent, thoughtful, design again emphasised. This intelligence comes from the instructions of G-d. v16: A span, a unit of measurement, is the distance from the thumb to small finger. A cubit is a measurement from the elbow to the tip of the
Exodus 28:1-14 v1: The priestly family was a Levitical family (from the tribe of Levi). Not all Levites were priests, but every priest was a Levite. · Aaron was the first high priest. He and his sons were set apart, from the rest of Israel, for this unique purpose of service to G-d (This was
Exodus 27 v1: This altar speaks of sacrifice. It is so important that we do not approach G-d empty-handed. There is a relationship between worship and sacrifice – giving to G-d what He requires. · Three cubits was double the height of the Ark of the Covenant. The altar was significantly bigger than the Ark.
This week’s Torah Portion is Parashat Vayelech. The reading is Deuteronomy 31:1-30. Here is a brief commentary from Baruch: In this week’s Torah portion Moses encourages the people one last time. He knows that at the age of 120 his death is near. As always Moses’ thoughts are not of himself, but for the people