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The current wave of populism and post-truth politics signifies a fundamental crisis of leadership.  Vayakhel-Pekudei describes in painstaking detail the completion of the Mishkan, the travelling sanctuary in which the Israelites worshipp...

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Posted on 15 March 2017, By Dr Shaiya Rothberg

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