Creation of the World and the Building of the Miskan (Tabernacle)
Rabbi Daniela Szuster
This week´s parashah begins with God´s order to collect donations in order to build the Mishkan (Tabernacle) and then we have all the instructions Moses received on how to build it.
Some sages found that there are many similarities between the building of the Mishkan and the creation of the world described in the book of Bereshit. They found that there are common action verbs and expressions in both stories. There are so many similarities that many sages believe it couldn’t be a coincidence.
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