The Cherubim’s Embrace

מרן הרב אשר וייס

  The Gemara[1] tells us that when the invading Roman armies finally conquered the Beis HaMikdash and entered the Heichal, they found the Cherubim embracing one another.  They took the Cherubim out into the street and scornfully announced, “The Jewish people, whose blessings and curses are known to be potent, focus their thoughts on such…