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Vayikra ;To Beckon

Torah for the Portion of Vayikra, Leviticus 1:1–5:26:Moshe Kempinskiwww.shorashimshop.comThe book of Vayikra (Leviticus) is all about coming close in our relationship with Hashem. That is the source of the Hebrew word for the sacrifices (korbanot) described so extensively in this book of Vayikra. That word, Korban, is rooted in another Hebrew word KAROV, describing closeness. … Read more

MORTALITY AND HOPE

TORAH PORTION of “CHUKAT” Numbers 19:1–22:1) Mortality has been seen by some as a curse and a punishment. Yet from a Torah perspective death though painful and sad, is described in an almost “by the way ” type of statement .In the midst of  describing the punishments Adam and Eve and their descendants would “inherit” … Read more