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Parshat Kedoshim

Readings for Kedoshim
Iyar 6, 5782
May 7, 2022

Ezekiel 20:2-20
Torah Portion: Kedoshim
Kedoshim in a Nutshell

The Parshah of Kedoshim begins with the statement: “You shall be holy, for I, the L‑rd your G‑d, am holy.” This is followed by dozens of mitzvot (divine commandments) through which the Jew sanctifies him- or herself and relates to the holiness of G‑d.

These include: the prohibition against idolatry, the mitzvah of charity, the principle of equality before the law, Shabbat, sexual morality, honesty in business, honor and awe of one’s parents, and the sacredness of life.

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