Re: The Third Temple

Len613@aol.com
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 23:16:52 -0400 (EDT)

micha@aishdas.org (Micha Berger) writes:
<< Divorced from Chazal(interpretation of the sages), all we can say
aboutYechezkel's description of the future Beis Hamikdosh is that it is a
description of a Temple that has not yet been built. The 2nd did not
conform to his layout.>>

This only deepens the mystery. * Why* did the constructors of the Second
Temple not follow Yechezkel's plan? Technical reasons? Does Chazal say? If
we were to build a Third Temple soon, im yirtza Hashem (Gd willing), would we
use Yechezkel's plan?

Len Mansky