The Windows of the Beit Midrash

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Episode Description (31m 09s):

“כי באור פניך נתת לנו תורת חיים”

“By the Light of Your Face, You have given us Living Torah”

Light and windows impact our experience so profoundly that they blur the boundaries between symbol and reality. (1:00)  The windows of the Temple serve as a prod to help us explore the kinds of windows we want to build in our homes and our holy communal spaces. Following the podcast, (24:10) Rabbi Leon Morris asks Matti Rosenshine about the importance of light in a building, and how an architect balances intimacy of space with transparency, and what the architect must do to properly include light in all intimate spaces.

Production Credits:
Rabbi Leon Morris – Introduction and Interview
Rabbi Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy – Podcast Host
Matti Rosenshine – Podcast Guest
Rabbi Michael Emerson – Creative Producer
Rabbi Adam Titcher – Executive Producer