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Ramban

There’s a great sketch on Erets Nehederet (Israeli Saturday Night Live) where the Ramban gets confused for the Rambam and he gets increasingly angry about it, eventually giving up and resigning himself to infinite acronymic anonymity. A...

Posted on 29 March 2019, By Rabbi Adam Zagoria-Moffet
Tzav

This week’s parasha addresses the problem of political legitimacy. How does Moses establish the legitimacy of the priestly family? In Pekudei we read that on the first day of the first month of the second year, Moses set up the Mishkan ...

Posted on 29 March 2019, By Mike Fenster
Vayikra

And so we arrive at the third book of the Torah, originally known as The Book of the Priests for its concern with the rituals that bring us all, not just the Cohanim, closer to God. The early chapters are particularly administrative – n...

Posted on 15 March 2019, By Nick Gendler