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Practical Parshah - Acharei
In this portion that lists all of the many forbidden relationships, we examine how Torah expects us as Jews to conduct ourselves in the most private and holy aspect of our lives.
After the Yom Kippur service in the Holy Temple concluded, throngs of worshippers would accompany the High Priest back to his home for a holiday feast. Why the big celebration?
Lyrics: After the two sons of Aharon Nodov and Avihu died Hashem spoke to Moshe Telling him to go inside To where the aron kodesh was kept Called the kodesh kodoshim Only on yom kippur Aharon did go in Chorus: Vchai bohem ani Hashem These are my Mitzvos, ...
An overview of the weekly Parsha, through the eyes of the many commentators, enriching your understanding of how our great history unfolded.
“Bezot-with this-Aaron shall come into the Holy Place...” -Acharei 16:3 The word bezot would seem to be superfluous to the context. Thus we must say that it appears to convey a message. Rashi explains the difficulty by quoting a Midrash: the gimatriya (nu...
Acharei Mot begins by mentioning the death of Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron. Their death, related in the Sidra of Shemini, is something of a mystery, for on the one hand they seemed to be punished for their faults, while on the other, a Midrashic com...
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