Why is the Red Heifer specifically red? Why must it be completely burnt? How is it that the one involved in preparing it becomes impure, and yet it causes those who use it to become pure? What is the depth behind the midrash’s statement that numerous great people were the progeny of individuals who were wicked? What is the idea behind a chok – statute law? Why is there this type of law that we can not understand? Why is the methodology of our sages one of questioning? How is the word chok – law – related to chakak – sculpting or engraving?
Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.
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