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Parashat Emor

By Avraham Sani: The pasuk says “Do not desecrate my name, rather sanctify my name amongst Klal Yisrael……I am the One who brought you out of Egypt”. This is the famous pasuk that commands us with the mitzva of Kiddush Hashem. The commentators are puzzled by the juxtaposition of these […]

Parashat Tazria

By Rabbi Yosef Shemtov: This week’s Torah portion, Tazria, mainly speaks about the special spiritual skin disease named Saraat. Torah describes in length regarding the ramifications of this disease and what this person needs to do, and the processes of purification. This person becomes impure and needs to reside alone, […]

Parashat Shemini

By Avraham Sani Parshat Shemini famously commands us with the appropriate signs to identify kosher animals. Only those with split hooves and also chew their cud are permissible to eat. Chazal relate that a few animals exist that possess only one of the two signs. Camels chew their cud but […]

Parashat Vayikra

By Rabbi Moshe Vosoghi: Parshat Vayikra brings with it the laws of the various korbanot people would bring to the Mishkan and Bet HaMikdash. The chatat, the asham and the minchah are all mentioned in this week’s parsha. However, there is a very intriguing korban called the oleh v’yored that […]