Posts tagged Korban

Vayikra (And He called)

Vayikra

Leviticus 1:1 to 5:26 Leviticus is often seen as a “guidebook” for the Levite priests of Israel. While it starts with an outdated sacrificial system, it contains many ideas that present great truths for today. Even the sacrificial system can spotlight the concepts of what “holiness” is and how to achieve real forgiveness. This week […]

Tzav (Command)

Tzav

Leviticus 6:1 to 8:36 In Biblical times, wrongful acts (sins) were forgiven through animal sacrifices. After the Temple’s destruction, prayer replaced the sacrifices. But, how does prayer forgive sin? This week’s Torah reading gives added details regarding the ritual animal sacrifices as the Eternal speaks to Moses about the “commands” on how Aaron and his […]

Vayikra – Torah In Haiku

Vayikray

Mishkan completed … Now the rules for korbanot … Drawing close to God — The Book of Leviticus begins with rules for the sacrifices – korbanot – that will take place in the Tabernacle (Mishkan) that was completed as the Book of Exodus ended. The Hebrew provides us with clues to find meaning in these […]

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