The Eternal One spoke to Moses, saying: "Speak to the Israelite people and say to them: These are My fixed times, the fixed times of the Eternal, which you shall proclaim as sacred occasions."
At the end of Parashat Emor, a disturbing incident is related. In the heat of a fight, a man curses God and is stoned to death for blasphemy (Leviticus 24:10-23).
This week's parashah opens with detailed guidelines regarding the holiness of priests and sacrifices.
The point of being Jewish is to have a relationship with God.
Rabbi Rooks Rapport presents some very significant questions when he asks, "How Do We Make God Holy?" At the end of his d'var Torah, he makes the connection between our repairing the broke
Way back in July 1990, when my daughter Katie was two years old, Ellen turned to our little girl and said, "Tell Daddy something he doesn't know." Katie whispered, smiling shyly, "Today is Mommy's
Earlier in this parashah, the Torah describes who is excluded from serving as a priest and offering "the food of his God" because of physical disabilities (Leviticus 21:17-21).