(#44) The Multicolored Hide

(#44) The Multicolored Hide

This stage explores a teaching from Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook (“Rav Kook,” 1865-1935), first Ashkenazic chief rabbi in pre-state Israel. Here is the teaching about the Tachash, an unknown animal with a beautiful and multi-colored hide used in creating the portable Tabernacle in the Wilderness. In this teaching, the Tachash is compared to the erevrav, the “motley mob,” or “mixed multitude.”

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Virginia blogs on Jewish topics at "A Song Every Day" and manages the Education Town Hall and #WeLuvBooks sites. More at Vspatz.wordpress.com

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