In this parasha, God instructs the people on how to take care of the land, such as leaving the 7th year for rest. Listen to find out some more rules!
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Ever wanted to see how relatable the Torah really is? Counselors at URJ Kutz Camp, a Reform Jewish leadership camp for teens ,wanted to do just that. They made awesome raps discussing the weekly Torah portion, or parasha, for an entire year!
Ever wanted to see how relatable the Torah really is? Counselors at URJ Kutz Camp, a Reform Jewish leadership camp for teens ,wanted to do just that.
This is part of another double parasha*, so let’s dig in. The head priests are told what to do with a scapegoat (you know, when you want to blame the sins on someone else!) Plus, we learn about atonement for sins and are warned against prohibited acts.
Read as a double parasha* with the next, this parasha holds the rituals of purification after childbirth, as well as those for skin diseases. The next parasha, M’tzora, goes into more ways to heal, as well as how people can contract diseases. The rap has some rough info., but listen in!
In this parasha, Aaron’s sons are killed for sacrificing to an alien god by using incense. Aaron is not allowed to mourn for them. Listen to learn the laws that are given so that this won’t happen again. The second part of the parasha holds more laws.
Listen in on this parasha to learn about the priests’ sacrifices. Then learn about when we are told about kosher meat! Plus, Aaron and sons are ordained priests.
In this parasha, we learn about the sacrifices the Israelites need to make for God. Listen to the rap to hear some of the names of the sacrifices!
God asks the people to donate gifts for the building of the Tabernacle (altar), the place where God will dwell (sort of like live). Listen to the rap to find out what gifts they gave!
In P’Kudei, we learn about the materials used to build the Tabernacle and the priestly vestments (robes). Moses blesses the Israelites and anoints the priests. Learn more in this Shabbat Sha-rap!