Ibn Ezra: Menorawe (Terumah)

A menorah must be made for the Mishkan – is it crafted by a human, or miraculously of its own nature? Ibn Ezra cites, refutes, yet learns from a midrash.

Rashbam: Clouded Out (Pekudei)

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.