Terry A. Bookman

Rabbi Terry A. Bookman is the senior rabbi of Temple Beth Am in Miami, FL.

Mourning and Meaning

D'Var Torah By: Terry A. Bookman

We read in this week's Torah portion about the death of Aaron's two eldest sons, Nadab and Abihu. They offered to God, "alien fire, which God had not enjoined upon them..." and were themselves consumed by fire that "came forth from God." (Leviticus 10:1-2) Moses justifies God's actions, while Aaron...