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Sh’mini (Eighth)

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Leviticus 9:1 to 11:47 One of Torah’s most shocking events, the deaths of Aaron’s sons for presenting “alien fire” during the dedication of the Tabernacle, demonstrates the importance of obeying the commandments and laws of God. Back in Exodus the Eternal spoke to Moses about the rituals for the Tabernacle: “You shall make an altar […]

Sh’mini – Torah In Haiku

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Aaron and his sons … Eleazar and Ithamar …  Forbidden to mourn — Leviticus 10:6-7 [After the deaths of Nadav and Abihu] Moses said to Aaron and to his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, “Do not bare your heads and do not rend your clothes, lest you die and anger strike the whole community. But your […]

Sh’mini (Eighth)

Sh’mini – (Eighth) – Leviticus 9:1 to 11:47 When multiple subjects are presented in a single parsha, they almost always have a connection. This week two topics are presented: First – The eighth day of the Tabernacle’s dedication … a happy occasion, until the death of Aaron’s two oldest sons! Second – The dietary laws. I […]

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