What is the reason for a mitzvah and which G-dly trait does it sharpen and enhance within me?
The Mishkan's building was a situation where the process was at least as important as the result
David Hamelech desired to build the Beis Hamikdash and, as a result, it was built.
Donations were valued at the same level of 'Thought Guided Purposeful Creativity' as the actual work
One of the causes of this breakdown is the misuse of the very system Hashem put into man to allow him to flourish.
Why would the Israelites build the Mishkan differently than God commanded? What does this teach us?
The status of a vessel or a tool is dependent on its purpose.
Paradoxically, it is when we confront evil we have the opportunity to make the world a better place.
What our body manages to do in this world together with its soul will determine our ethereal world
What makes fish different from all other creatures? They definitely have many unique qualities, such as the fact that they swim, live in the water, etc.
But why then were kohanim allowed to be counted in the Beis Hamikdash via their fingers? Why is counting fingers different from counting people?
The Broken Tablets teach us our relationship with God is real, demands work, and survives challenges
Moses explores the question, "Is there ever a point of no return in my relationship with God?
How can we feel that we are actually having a conversation with Hashem when we do not see Him?
The answer to this question is based on understanding the underpinnings of our relationship with Hashem.
Why three colors? Why Scarlet, Purple, and Turquoise? Yes, beautiful; Yes, regal. Still: Why?
This statement implies that, but for the mitzvah, they would be in violation of the aveirah of shaatnez by wearing these garments.
What are the secrets God encoded within the Mishkan's walls? How can we integrate it into our lives?
The sages believed each of the Kohen Gadol's vestments brought atonement for a different type of sin
It is important to keep in mind that there are numerous midrashim that are not meant to be taken literally.