Tzav: Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | Jewish Ideas Daily » Weekly Portions
Two kitchen utensils — and the surprising verses they lead us to elsewhere in the Bible. (Click here for source sheet.) DownloadVayikra: Meat & Meal
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 by Torah Talk with Michael Carasik | Jewish Ideas Daily » Weekly Portions
Three surprising words — two of them English — for an offering made of flour. (Click here for source sheet.) Download
Kingdom of Priests Gil Student, Torah Musings. Isaac Abravanel writes that Leviticus principally explains the role of the priests, but he later states that the book is about the holiness of the entire people. Which is it?
The Roots of Seder Night Dorothy D. Resig, Bible History Daily. Even while the Temple stood, some Jews were unable to offer the Paschal sacrifice. Still, they found ways to recognize the holiday.
A Sweet Aroma For the Lord? Gil Student, Torah Musings. Was incense in the mishkan and the Temple intended as a way to respond to God's presence—or as a means to mask the stench of sacrificial slaughter?