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Emor: He Shall not Leave the Mikdash
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The shiur is dedicated to the memory of Rav Lichtenstein zt”l and deals with the status of the kohen gadol as expressed by the verse noted in the title. This shiur is reposted with permission from the VBM—The Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion
Galvanizing Gestures
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Shiur provided courtesy of Naaleh.com. Summary by Channie Koplowitz Stein The beginning of Parshat Emor deals with laws that are directed at the kohanim, the priests, and  then focus on the even more stringent restrictions on the High Priest. He is called the kohain gadol, the “great”priest who is above his brothers. What constitutes this […]
Parshat Emor 5777
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The blemishes of a kohen vs. the blemishes of a korban and a broken heart. The mitzvah of Kiddush Hashem. Why are Leket, shichika, & peah mentioned among the holidays?
Parshat Emor: The Duality of Jewish Time
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Alongside the holiness of place and person is the holiness of time, something parshat Emor charts in its deceptively simple list of festivals and holy days (Lev. 23:1-44). Time plays an enormous part in Judaism. The first thing God declared holy was a day: Shabbat, at the conclusion of creation. The first mitzvah given to […]