Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19)

25:2 How many portions are alluded to in this verse and in 25:3?
Why does the Torah juxtapose the laws of Terumah and maaser with the laws of
sotah?
What does donating to the Mishkan have to do with Purim?
What is the Torah conveying to us by having the portion of Terumah immediately
follow the portion of Mishpatim?
What does the Hebrew word “kol” (each, every, all) teach us?
What does this verse have to do with bikurrim?
Why does the verse say “take to me” instead of “give to me”?
Why do we need a dedicated edifice in which to pray ? Isn’t G-d everywhere?
25:2,8 According to Rashi, when was the commandment to build the Mishkan given?
25:3 Was the contribution of silver voluntary or mandatory?
What was the silver used for?
25:5 How did they have “shittim wood” in the wilderness?
25:7 What does this verse have to do with the leaders of the Tribes and Pinchas (Numbers 25:1-9)?
25:8 What is the Midrash concerning how the third Temple will be built?
How is verse 2:9 of Megillat Eichah in conformity with the above Midrash?
Why does the verse say “among them”?
What does this verse have to do with the Baal Shem Tov and a Chazzan chanting the Al Chet?
25:9 What does “and so shall you do” refer to?
25:10 What does the Aron rest on?
25:11 what does “from inside and from outside” imply?
25:16 What does “the Testimony” refer to?
25:18 What did the cherubim have images of?
What does “beaten shall you make” mean?
25:22 What does “I shall arrange audience” mean?
25:23 What is the Hebrew word “shittim” an acronym of?
What does the acronym teach us?
What table atones for us and brings us blessings now that we don’t have the Temple?
25:24 What is the “golden diadem” a symbol of?
25:31 What does “beaten out shall the Menorah be made” mean?
Why is the actual translation “the Menorah shall be made” instead of “you shall
make”?
What was the shape of the knobs?
What does this verse have to do with the Gerer Rebbe’s son-in-law having surgery?
25:38 What were the tongs used for?
What are the scoops?
25:40 What does this verse tell us?
26:1 What are the two ways the word Hamishkan are used in this verse?
How are the cherubim depicted?
26:3 How shall they be attached?
26:31 What is “parochet” an expression of?
What does it separate?
26:35 Why does the Torah go out of its way to describe the placement of the Table and the Menorah?
26:37 What did the screen cover?
27:2 What does “from it shall its horns be” teach us?
Why is it covered in copper?
27:3 What does “its ashes” refer to?
27:4 What does “copper” describe?
27:7 How many rings were there?
27:10 What does the “it” of its pillars twenty” refer to?
What does “their” of “their sockets” refer to?

 

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