Ki Tisa (5774) - The Parsha of the Great Catastrophe

The Kruvim at the heart of the Kadosh Hakedoshim and the Golden Calf are surprisingly similar. The passion and playfulness that characterized the Avodah Zarah of Golden Calf are actually essential characteristics of the Kruvim as well. What distinguishes them are boundaries and context, elements that Moshe provides and which bring the passion of the Golden Calf into something holy and indispensable to the brit between us and Hakadosh Baruch Hu. 
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