Posts tagged k’doshim

K’doshim (Holy)

Leviticus 19:1 to 20:27 The Israelite community is told by God to be a “holy people.” But sages through the ages have questioned the meaning and responsibilities of “a holy people.” “The Eternal One spoke to Moses saying: Speak to the whole Israelite community and say to them: You shall be holy, for I, the […]

Acharei Mot (After the death) / K’dos...

Acharei Mot – Leviticus 16:1 to 18:30 K’doshim – Leviticus 19:1 to 20:27 These two combined parshot are roughly in the center of Torah and sum up the message of Torah…. K’doshim begins the Holiness Code which tells how mankind should act as individuals and as a community. The two parshot read this week are […]

K’doshim – Torah in Haiku

Respect Other Humans

    ​ How to be holy? … What does G-d want us to do? … Respect the “other” ——– Included in this week’s portion are commandments about how to treat those who, because of social class, disability, age, or immigration status might seem different from us. Leviticus 18:10 You shall not pick your vineyard […]

Sign Up for Our Newsletter




World Of Judaica
Learn Hebrew online with Israel's best teachers

Categories