The Chamber of Hewn Stone

The Hall of Hewn Stones (in Hebrew, לשכת הגזית Lishkat ha-Gazit) was the meeting place of the Sanhedrin during the Second Temple period. The Talmud deduces that it was built into the north wall of the Temple, half inside the sanctuary and half outside, with doors providing access both to the temple and to the outside. The name presumably arises to distinguish it from the buildings in the temple complex used for ritual purposes, which had to be constructed of stones unhewn by any iron implements.[1]

According to the Talmud, the Hall of Hewn Stones is the traditional meeting place of the Great Sanhedrin when it functioned as a court with full sovereign powers including the power to impose criminal penalties.

— [Hall of Hewn Stones, Wikipedia]

The video shows a virtual walk-through of the Sanhedrin Chamber of Hewn Stone of the planned Third (Ezekiel’s) Temple.

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