Between The Lines 23: Pekuday

Episode 23 | 29:11 | 2022

Dr Rabbi David Frankel discusses the work of 14th century R. Nissim of Marseilles who suggested that God told Moses only the general command for the Tabernacle and that the detail was codified by Moses as a way to glorify God.

Rabbi Dr David Frankel did his doctorate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His publications include The Murmuring Stories of the Priestly SchoolThe Land of Canaan and the Destiny of Israel, and many scholarly articles. He teaches Hebrew Bible to Israeli M.A. and Rabbinical students at the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem.

Simon Eder is Editorial Director of Jewish Quest. He writes regularly for the site and has written for the Judaism column of the Jewish Chronicle. He is a founder of the Jewish Community in Dubai and due to feature in a documentary later this year about its founding. He studied Theology at The University of Cambridge.

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