Parashah Scavenger Hunt שְׁאֵלוֹת הַשָּׁבוּעַ

Welcome to Devash's Parashah Scavenger Hunt for Parashat Terumah!
Aliyah 1 (Shemot 25:1-16)
  • What metal covered the wood of the אֲרוֹן (aron, ark)?
  • What two things were the בְּשָׂמִים (besamim, spices) used for?
Aliyah 2 (Shemot 25:17-40)
  • What always had to be on the שֻׁלְחָן (shulhan, table)?
  • How many candles did the מְנוֹרָה (menorah) hold?
Aliyah 3 (Shemot 26:1-14)
  • How many תְּכֵלֶת (tekhelet, ocean-blue) colored loops were put on the edge of each section of curtains?
  • What family relationship describes the יְרִיעֹת (yeri’ot, cloths) that formed the walls of the mishkan?
Aliyah 4 (Shemot 26:15-30)
  • What metal were the אֲדָנִים (adanim, sockets) made of?
  • There’s a lot of עֲצֵי שִׁטִּים (atzei sheetim, acacia wood) in the construction of the mishkan. What’s special about the atzei sheetim that were used for the mishkan’s קְרָשִׁים (kerashim, planks)?
Aliyah 5 (Shemot 26:31-37)
  • What side of the mishkan (by compass direction) did the מְנוֹרָה (menorah) go on?
  • What two things did the פָּרֹכֶת (parokhet, curtain) divide from each other?
Aliyah 6 (Shemot 27:1-8)
  • What metal was the מִזְבֵּחַ (mizbei’ah, altar) covered with?
  • The מִזְבֵּחַ (mizbei’ah, altar) came with many tools: pails, scrapers, basins, hooks, and pans. What were these accessories made of?
Aliyah 7 (Shemot 27:9-19)
  • How many אֲמוֹת (amot, cubits) long was the courtyard of the mishkan?
  • What was the size of the courtyard of the mishkan?
Look anywhere in the parashah to find the answer to these questions!
  • Only one number between 1 and 10 is not mentioned in our parashah. What is it?
  • Which three things does the parashah say Moshe was shown up on the mountain?
  • What three colored materials appear together five separate times?
  • In our parashah, which כֵּלִים (keilim, vessels) of the mishkan have poles?
  • Where do flowers appear in our parashah?
From the Haftarah (Melakhim Alef 5:26-6:13)
  • After Shlomo finishes building the בֵּית הַמִּקְדָּשׁ (Beit Ha-Mikdash, Temple in Jerusalem), where does God say that God will dwell?
Scroll down to see the answers!
Aliyah 1
Aliyah 2
  • לֶחֶם פָּנִים (lehem panim, special loaves of bread) (25:30)
  • Seven (25:37)
Aliyah 3
  • 50 (26:5)
  • The Torah says they are connected אִשָּׁה אֶל אֲחֹתָהּ (isha el ahotah, like a woman to her sister) (26:3)
Aliyah 4
  • Silver (26:19)
  • They were standing! This wood is called עֲצֵי שִׁטִּים עֹמְדִים (atzei sheetim omdim, standing acacia wood) – midrashim suggest the wood for the kerashim came from trees planted by Yaakov; it was “standing” aside, ready for this purpose (26:15)
Aliyah 5
  • The southern side (26:35)
  • The spaces called the קֹדֶשׁ (kodesh, Holy) and the קֹדֶשׁ הַקֳּדָשִׁים (kodesh ha-kodashim, Holy of Holies) (26:33)
Aliyah 6
Aliyah 7
From anywhere in the parashah
  • The number 9 (you can find the others in 25:12, 25:18, 25:32, 25:26, 26:3, 25:32, 25:37, 26:25, 26:1)
  • The מְנוֹרָה (menorah) (25:40), the basic structure of the mishkan (26:30), and the מִזְבֵּחַ (mizbei’ah, altar) (27:8)
  • תְּכֵלֶת וְאַרְגָּמָן וְתֹלַעַת שָׁנִי (tekhelet, argaman, and tola’at shani; ocean-blue, purple and crimson) (25:4, 26:1, 26:31, 26:36, 27:16)
  • The אָרוֹן (aron, ark) (25:13), the שֻׁלְחָן (shulhan, table) (25:27), the walls of the mishkan (26:26), and the מִזְבֵּחַ (mizbei’ah, altar) (27:6)
  • In the design for the מְנוֹרָה (menorah) (26:33)