Masorti Judaism



Shmini deals with two fundamental facets of human existence: death and food. We open with the ceremony celebrating the priestly ordination of Aaron and his sons, which is marked by a series of animal offerings. Then comes the...

Posted on 30 March 2016, By Meira Ben-Gad

No mammals which don’t chew the cud or have cloven hooves; no fish without fins and scales; no birds of prey and certainly no rodents: - in this week’s portion the Torah gives the first detailed list of what animals are, and are...

Posted on 30 March 2016, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg

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