Shemini – Spiritual Elders

Why are the elders of Israel invited to inaugurate the Tabernacle if they don’t seem to play any role there? Why are the elders compared to the wings of a bird? What is the concept of ‘elder?’ Why does Hashem ‘honor the elders?’ What does it mean that they ‘belong to Hashem?’ Why does Hashem sit with them and form them into a semi-circle around Him, as it were? Why does He ultimately create a dance and lead them in this dance, as it were?

Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.

Running time: 22:49

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