Personalities of the Bible
The fourth chapter of the Book of Ezekiel finds God instructing the prophet to perform a series of bizarre tasks.
Special scriptural readings for the Festival of Weeks.
Jerusalem is a bloody mess.
Regulations for the Zadokite priests.
Bones rising to new life.
Ezekiel presents regulations to be observed in the Third Temple. Ashkenazic custom: Ezekiel 45:16-46:18 Sephardic custom: Ezekiel 45:18-46:15
Jewish literature is rife with allegory and metaphor.
The controversial Book of Ezekiel nearly didn't make it into the biblical canon, but it has had a lasting impact on both liturgical practice and mystical traditions.