DYNAMIC SYMBOLISM OF THE MENORAH

February 25th, 2015

Parshat Tetzaveh begins with instructions about lighting the Menorah in the Mishkan, and goes on to give the details of the priestly vestments and how they should be fabricated.

Rabbi Dunner describes the Menorah, showing why it is a dynamic symbol of leadership, and explaining why the Torah refers to the Menorah as eternal. He also offers insights into the personalization of the priestly vestment fabrication to Moses, and how and for whom the priestly vestments conveyed honor and glory.

PARSHAT TETZAVEH 2015 – SOURCE SHEET

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