With the exception of those fascinated with medicine, the weekly sections for this week and next week are ones that many people would prefer to skip. Called Tazriah (Leviticus 12:1-13:59) it serves as a perfect example of how the Biblical text cannot be translated from Hebrew into foreign languages. Tazriah, read as a feminine verb… View Article
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This week’s section may be one of the Torah’s most emotionally difficult to read. Called Parashat Shimini, you will find it in the Book of Leviticus 9:1-11:47. It deals with the mysterious death of two of Aaron’s sons, Nadav and Avihu, and their father’s, Aaron’s reaction to their deaths. Nothing in this week’s section is… View Article
Because last week we studied the Book of Esther (Megillat Ester) this week we catch up by combining the first two sections of Hebrew Scripture’s third book: the Book of Leviticus. The first weekly section is called: Parashat VaYikra (Leviticus 1:1-5:29) and the second is: Parashat Tzav (Leviticus 6:1-8:39. The Book of Leviticus contains some… View Article