A Day In The Holy Temple
Three times a year the entire nation of Israel gathered in Jerusalem to celebrate the pilgrimage festivals of Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot. Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur were likewise observed with special rituals and offerings in The Holy Temple. But what took place within the Temple Gates the remaining days of the year? How exactly was the Tamid, (continual), offering conducted each day of the week? How were the kohanim (Temple priests) organized and what were their special tasks? What was the role of the Levites? A Day in the Holy Temple will take you on a day tour of the Holy Temple from the first ray of dawn to the stationing of the Levitical guards with the onset of nighttime. Let's begin!