At sundown on June 8th, we celebrate the second of our three pilgrimage holidays: those being: Passover, Shavuoth, and Succoth. Most people know quite a lot about Passover and Succoth, but Shavuoth’s importance is less well known. We often tend to overlook its message. Shavuoth is not only the day that we celebrate the receiving… View Article
5779 Annual Trip to Israel
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This week’s Torah portion is called BeHar. It is the penultimate section of the Book of Leviticus, and it can be found in Leviticus 25:1-26:2. This week’s sections deal with issues of ownership: ownership of property and ownership of time. Although this week’s parashah speaks in great detail about ownership, the theoretical underpinning of the… View Article
Next’s week’s parashah is called “Emor”. You will find it in the Book of Leviticus 21:1-24:23. In this section, G-d gives the nation through Moses a series of laws specific to the holiness of the priests. The section also provides us with laws regarding a great variety of other subjects including the festival laws, and… View Article