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Emor for Tots

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."

By: 
Ellen and Peter Allard

Tearing a Hole in Being

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).

D'var Torah By: 
Just a Little Time
Davar Acher By: 
David A. Lipper

This week's parashah opens with detailed guidelines regarding the holiness of priests and sacrifices.

How Do We Make God Holy?

The point of being Jewish is to have a relationship with God.

D'var Torah By: 
Performing the Mitzvot that Make God Holy
Davar Acher By: 
Peter Kessler

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

I Will Shelter You

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

D'var Torah By: 
The Sukkah: Providing Shelter for Everyone
Davar Acher By: 
Loren Filson Lapidus

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).

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