Vayakhel-Pekudei – The King’s Crown

Why was the final completion of the Mishkan-tabernacle left to Moshe to do? Why did he need to lift it if it was lifted miraculously? What is the concept of the Crown? What is the ‘crown that Shlomo’s mother crowned him with?’ What is behind the reference to the people of Israel first as a daughter, then a sister, then a mother? How can it be that Hashem allows us to motivate Him, as it were, if He is the ultimate Source of His own motivation? What is the depth of the concept that a righteous person ‘decrees’ and Hashem ‘fulfills’ that decree?

Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.

Running time: 26:14

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