Hebrew words often defaults to masculine. Abraham ibn Ezra clarifies that women generously and skililfully contributed to the Mishkan as well.
In Canaan, the Israelites must no longer do what is “right in their own eyes.” They must worship centrally. But wasn’t wilderness worship centralized too?
The Mishkan is finished. But Moses can’t enter and speak with God. What’s clouding this relationship? Rashi, the midrash Tanchuma, and Rashbam share ideas.
In Exodus 25:8, God requests a mikdash. What truly characterizes this special space for God? Rashi, Ramban, and Rashbam offer different ideas.