Seeing and Being Seen / Parashat Bemidbar

If it is a capital sin to see the articles and utensils as they are being placed inside their covers, how could the pilgrims see the Holy of Holies three times a year?

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“Rabbi Katina stated: When the Children of Israel came on pilgrimage to Jerusalem, the parokhet [veil] covering the Ark of the Scroll was unrolled so they could see the cherubs embracing each other in sexual...