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Pekudei

פקודי

Exodus 38:21-40:38
First Kings 7:51–8:21
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The Tabernacle in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context

The Tabernacle in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context

The parallels between the Tabernacle and ANE structures such as Rameses II’s military tent shed light on what the meaning and function of this ancient structure might have been.

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Michael M. Homan
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A Copper Laver Made from Women’s Mirrors

A Copper Laver Made from Women’s Mirrors

Who were these women and what were these mirrors used for? Reconstructing the narrative: the historical-critical method vs. midrash. 

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Rachel Adelman
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The Tabernacle, the Creation, and the Ideal of an Orderly World

The Tabernacle, the Creation, and the Ideal of an Orderly World

The account of the Tabernacle’s construction echoes the creation story in Genesis 1-2:4a, providing an interpretive key to the ancient understanding of this structure. Ritual theory provides further insight into what Israelite readers may have found meaningful about the Tabernacle as a ritual place.

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Naftali S. Cohn
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The Materiality of a Divine Dwelling

The Materiality of a Divine Dwelling

What makes a material suitable for constructing a sacred space, and why, given all of the details and repetitions concerning the mishkan, are none of its manufacturing techniques narrated?

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Jonathan Ben-Dov
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Pekudei

פקודי

Exodus 38:21-40:38

וַיְכַס הֶעָנָן אֶת אֹהֶל מוֹעֵד וּכְבוֹד יְ-הוָה מָלֵא אֶת הַמִּשְׁכָּן

שמות מ:לד

The cloud covered the Tent of Meeting, and the presence of YHWH filled the Tabernacle.

Exod 40:34

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