Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774
Behar, Leviticus 25:1-26:2
By:
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
Every seventh year, the shmittah or sabbatical year, initiates a question of observance for Israelis who depend on farming.
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Emor, Leviticus 21:1-24:23
By:
Rabbi Adam Zeff
This week’s Torah reading may seem familiar because we frequently read sections of Emor during the year when we celebrate holidays, as we did during Passover.
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Kedoshim, Leviticus 19:1-20:27
By:
Rabbi Danielle Stillman
This week's Torah portion, which discusses the holiness in sexual propriety, reminds us that we have a lot of work to do to end sexual assaults.
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Chol HaMo’ed Pesach 5774
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
As we celebrate the final days of Passover, consider the opportunities to reclaim both the privileges and the responsibilities of freedom in today's society.
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Acharei Mot, Leviticus 16:1-18:30
By:
Rabbi Fred V. Davidow
The original source describing the law of fasting on Yom Kippur brings to mind the story of a great rabbi who broke with tradition by eating on the holiday to save lives during a plague.
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