Glenn M. Jacob

Numbers, Stories, and a Long Tradition of Ritual

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Naamah Kelman

Parashat Sh'mini — the eighth day; how many of our parashiyot start with a number? This eight comes after seven, of course-seven days devoted to the ordination of Aaron and the priests, who will now take on their full responsibilities in the Tabernacle (the Mishkan ).

Numbers, Stories, and a Long Tradition of Ritual

D'Var Torah By: Rabbi Naamah Kelman

Parashat Sh'mini -the eighth day; how many of our parashiyot start with a number? This eight comes after seven, of course-seven days devoted to the ordination of Aaron and the priests, who will now take on their full responsibilities in the Tabernacle (the Mishkan).