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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 death of Nad...

Posted on 30 March 2016, By Meira Ben-Gad

In this week’s sedra, we learn a great deal about the dedication of the Mishkan. (Incidentally,  what is sometimes overlooked is that, for seven days until Aaron and his sons had been initiated into the priesthood, Moses himself carri...

Posted on 23 March 2016, By Allan Myers

We live in a practical and utilitarian society. We are proud of our ability to create incredible gadgets that save us effort and time. From the invention of the electric bulb to our smartphones, the Western world is in love with technolog...

Posted on 16 March 2016, By Rabbi Mijael Even David