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Rabbi Nachman Zakon

Did you ever wonder what the Beis HaMikdash looked like? We actually know quite a lot about it because Chazal have given us a detailed description of the most awesome place on this earth.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

templThe Golden Tree

The Heichal was the main building of the Beis HaMikdash, and it contained the Golden Menorah and the Golden Table.

A grapevine hung over the entranceway of the Heichal — and it was made of solid gold! The leaves and grape clusters were also made of gold, all donated by Jews to beautify the Beis HaMikdash. If the Mikdash ever needed money, the Kohanim would remove some leaves and grapes from the vine and sell them.

 

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