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Acharei Mot – “After The Death”

Our parasha for this week is entitled Achrei Mot, which means, “after the death” and covers Leviticus 16:1 – 18:30.  The title of the parasha refers to the time following the death of Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu, who offered unauthorized fire before the Lord in Leviticus 10 and were put to death because of this unholy act. The Lord

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Acharei Mot-Kedoshim – “After The Death”-“Holy Ones”

This week we have a double parasha, Acharei Mot, which means “After The Death”, and Kedoshim, which translates to “Holy Ones”.  Between these two parashas we will be covering Leviticus 16-20. These two parashas cover the Yom Kippur service, sexual sins, punishment for child sacrifice, and the repeated teaching to observe the Lord’s commandments.  However, all the themes of these

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Acharei Mot-Kedoshim – “After The Death”-“Holy Ones”

This week we have a double parasha, Acharei Mot, which means “After The Death”, and Kedoshim, which translates to “Holy Ones”.  Between these two parashas we will be covering Leviticus 16-20. These two parashas cover the Yom Kippur service, sexual sins, punishment for child sacrifice, and the repeated teaching to observe the Lord’s commandments.  However, all the themes of these

By |2017-05-09T01:33:09-04:00May 6th, 2017|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Acharei Mot-Kedoshim – “After The Death”-“Holy Ones”

Acharei Mot – “After The Death”

Our parasha for this week is entitled Acharei Mot, which means, “after the death” and covers Leviticus 16:1 – 18:30.  The title of the parasha refers to the time following the death of Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu, who offered unauthorized fire before the Lord in Leviticus 10 and were put to death because of this unholy act. The Lord

By |2017-01-30T21:41:37-04:00May 7th, 2016|Categories: Torah Parasha|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Acharei Mot – “After The Death”

Acharei Mot-Kedoshim – “After the Death”-“Holy Ones”

Our parasha this week is another double portion which means there are two parashas combined into one. They are entitled Acharei Mot, meaning “After the Death” and Kedoshim translated “Holy Ones”. They cover Leviticus 16-20. The Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur is instituted here in chapter 16. This is the most solemn, significant and holy day of the year

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Acharei Mot – “After The Death”

Our parasha for this Shabbat Gadol is entitled Acharei Mot, meaning “after the death,” referring to the demise of Aaron’s sons Nadav and Avihu who entered the Holy Place with unauthorized offerings and were struck down by God. It spans Leviticus chapters 16 through 18. The subject matter of chapter 16 is Yom Kippur - the Day of Atonement, the

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Acharei Mot-K’dosheem – “After the Death-Holy Ones”

The Torah readings for this Shabbat are entitled Acharei Mot, meaning “after the death” and K’dosheem translated “holy ones”. They cover Leviticus chapters 16 through 20. This passage opens with a warning for Aaron and the priests not to enter the Holy Place after having had wine or strong drink. Because it comes right after the death of Aaron's sons

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