“Shabbat Shalom” – Emor 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

This week’s edition is dedicated in loving memory of Monica Dennis Goldberg  on the occasion of her 35th Yahrzeit  Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And you shall count for yourselves from the morrow of [the first day of the Festival of Matzot]…” [Lev. 23:15] Since Judaism teaches that all Jews are …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Emor 5777

Parshat Emor (Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23) Rabbi David Stav  This week’s Torah portion, Emor, while covering a wide range of topics, relates to the prohibition of sacrificing blemished animals: “And if a man offers up a peace offering to the Lord…it shall be unblemished; it shall not have any defect in it” [Lev. 22:21]. Later on, the …

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