As the Jewish nation continues to grow, they receive a list of laws to obey. Moshe goes up Har Sinai to bring down the Ten Commandments.
This week the Jews are told how to create a sanctuary for God to reside in.
This week we learn about the inner workings of the Mishkan and the lives of the Priests.
The children of Israel fear the loss of Moses. They build a golden calf, but are saved from God’s anger by Moses.
As the donations keep coming, Moshe finally has all that he needs to start building the Mishkan.
With the Mishkan finally completed, we watch as it is brought to Moshe, set up, the priests are dressed and the cloud comes to rest above it.
The priests receive their final instructions and are then anointed in front of all Bnei Yisrael.
This week’s Torah reading talks about the types of animals, fish and birds that are kosher and not kosher.
In this week’s Torah reading, we discuss an affliction called tzarat and learn the laws surrounding being contaminated.
This week we learn all about the service the high priest performs for Yom Kippur.
1. When can Aharon enter the holy sanctuary?
When there is a cloud over the Ark cover. (16:2)
2. Before Aharon gets dressed in his sacred clothes what must he do?
He must immerse himself in water. (16:4)
3. How many goats does Aharon bring to the Tent of Meeting?
4. Why does Aharon draw lots for the two goats?
To decide which goat with go to God which to Azazel. (16:8)
5. What happens to the goat for Azazel?
Aharon places his hands on the goat’s head and confesses the sins of Israel and then sends it to the desert. (16:21-22)
6. When is Aharon supposed to do the service with the two goats?
On Yom Kippur, to cleanse the congregation of their sins. (16:29-30)
7. What is Yom Kippur compared to?
The Sabbath. (16:31)
8. What happens when one eats blood?
You will be excommunicated from the people of Israel. (17:10)
9. If blood of an animal spills what must you do?
Cover the blood with earth. (17:13)
10. What does God command us to follow?
Ordinances and statutes. (18:4)