Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Don't Blow It

We are taught that the ram's horn, or shofar, we blow on Rosh Hashanah has tremendous mystical powers. In the Beis Hamikdash they took advantage of a simpler and more practical aspect of a shofar: it makes a great anti-theft device.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Set of Three Mikdash Models in LEGO®

After building a simple Lego model of the Second Temple (more about that here) I decided to put together a set of all three Temples at the same scale. Although the First and Second Temples were quite similar, there were a number of differences between them, some of which can be seen in the models below.