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Middot 34

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 21, 2019 | 讻状讘 讘转砖专讬 转砖状驻

Where did the priests and levites guard in the temple and the temple mount? What happened to one who slept on the job? What were the names of the gates around the temple mount and the gates around the azara (temple courtyard)? What were the rooms in the beit hamoked? Where were the keys to…

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Middot 35

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 22, 2019 | 讻状讙 讘转砖专讬 转砖状驻

What was the soreg? Where was is? What was the cheil? How many steps were there? What was the size of all the entranceways in the temple? Each entrance has a door. In what way did they renovate the doors? All the walls above the entraceway were tall. In all of these cases, there was…

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Middot 36

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 23, 2019 | 讻状讚 讘转砖专讬 转砖状驻

The mishna continues moving inward and describes the altar and its measurements – how were they different from the first temple? The area in between the altar and the聽ulam聽housed the basin and had steps leading to the ulam. What was in the ulam? How did the priests enter the sanctuary and unlock the gates?

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Siyum Masechet Middot 37

By Michelle Cohen Farber / October 24, 2019 | 讻状讛 讘转砖专讬 转砖状驻

The masechet ends with a description of the sanctuary and its measurements, including the ulam. How many cubicles were there? How many stories were the cubicles? What is the mesiba? What was it used for? The sanctuary had a roof. What were the different chambers in the azara and what were they used for? What…

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