Exodus 25:1 - 27:19
I Kings 5:26 - 6:13
In this Torah portion, Moses receives God’s commandments on stone tablets. God tells Moses to create a dwelling place for God, where the Israelites can bring God gifts. God details what this Mishkan (Tabernacle) will look like and how it should be made. The Tabernacle includes an ark, two cherubs, curtains and a menorah.
Parashat Terumah: Hidden Gifts
In building a sanctuary in the wilderness, God calls on the Israelites to contribute the gifts they don’t even know they have.