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Weekly Torah Commentary -- EMOR April 25, 2014

EMOR Vayikra/Leviticus 21:1 – 24:3

And you shall count for yourselves from the morrow after the Sabbath, from the day that you brought the omer of the wave offering; seven complete Sabbaths shall there be: to the morrow after the seventh Sabbath shall you number fifty days and you shall offer a new meal offering to the Lord. 708 more words

Weekly Torah Commentary

Kind and strict - we need both

Eighth Day of the Omer

We began the second week of the Omer last night, thinking about the idea of gevurah, or “power” and “strictness”, and we start with chesed, the element of kindness and compassion in the realm of strictness. 98 more words

Rabbi Jonathan

The book of Leviticus begins with a call – Vayikra el Moshe – God called to Moses – and here in this parasha, Kedoshim, the heart of the book of Leviticus, we learn that the call is one to be holy. 893 more words

Sermon Passover Eigth Day- Concluding Thoughts

Eighth day Pesach is complicated. The highs of Yetzias Mitzrayim, the love and passion of shir Hashirim, the crescendo of Krias Yam Suf are all behind us. 1,655 more words

Divrei Torah

פרשת קדושים

Points of interest:

אני יהוה אלכיהם

is used 8 times. one of them with

אשר הוצאתי אתכם מארץ מיצרים


אני יהוה

is used 8 times.

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Path To Enlightenment

Torah summaries overview

One of the projects that I have taken on is arranging the traditional weekly reading into a visual format that makes the general topics being discussed more visible to the eye. 212 more words


True Believer pt4. . .(it could have happened this way)

          Weeks passed with no word of Yohanon’s fate; the few travelers Yeshua encountered offered little new information.  A chance meeting with a pilgrim on his way to Galilee finally provided information as to Yohanon’s whereabouts. 1,189 more words