[You Shall Be] Holy

Leviticus 19:1-20:27

When Is K'doshim Read?

/ 3 Iyar 5784
/ 1 Iyar 5787


  • God issues a variety of commandments, instructing the Israelites on how to be a holy people. (19:1-37)
  • Various sex offenses are discussed and punishments for them are presented. (20:1-27)

Ten Minutes of Torah: K'doshim Commentary

Finding Holiness

By: Barbara Weinstein

I have never made a molten God, practiced divination, or let my cattle mate with a different species. (Full disclosure: I've never owned cattle.) At the same time, I'm sure I've put on clothes made from a mixture of two kinds of material, a fashion faux pas and a biblical transgression found in this week's Torah portion, K'doshim.

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Parshat Kedoshim (What if Leviticus Rhymed?! Contagiously Musical Torah)

This week's Torah portion is chock full of rules for living...and the genius of singer/songwriter Elana Jagoda is that she took all those rules and made them rhyme. And rock. Give K'doshim a listen and we promise, you won't soon forget what's holy and what's not. Enjoy this video and more with BimBam.

Listen to Podcasts About K'doshim

Listen to Rabbi Rick Jacobs discuss Parashat K'doshim in these episodes of his podcast, On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah.

Loving Your Neighbor

Rabbi Rick Jacobs