Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
Tazria/Metzora, Leviticus 12:1-15:33
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
This week, we dive into a double, challenging portion, Tazria/Metzora.
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SHEMINI, Leviticus 9:1-11:47
By:
Rabbi Adam Zeff
During the holiday of Pesach that we just completed, we repeatedly encountered the contrast between the joy of going from slavery to freedom and the trauma of that transition — a trauma that stayed with the Israelites through 40 years of wandering in the wilderness and beyond.
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Pesach
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
On the second night of Passover, we began our “count-down to Sinai,” marking each day from Passover to Shavuot. This year, let's carry the message of Passover with us on our Omer journey.
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Shabbat Hagadol
By:
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
The Shabbat before Pesach is known as Shabbat Haga­dol, the Great Shabbat. There are different explanations given for this.
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Vayikra, Leviticus 1:1-5:26
By:
Rabbi Danielle Stillman
Vayikra, the Book of Leviticus that we begin this Shabbat, is not for the faint of heart. Its focus at first is on sacrifice. It describes the killing of animals, cutting them up, the entrails, the blood, the fat, the smoke. Sacrifices are messy work, and the Torah provides the graphic details. Vayikra describes a complex system in which people...
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