Shemini – Purity and Impurity

What is the concept of purity and impurity? Does it apply to non-Jews or only to Jews? How is it connected to Adam and Eve’s sin? Why were they not embarrassed before the sin? Why did that change after the sin? What is the dissonance we experience between our spiritual and physical desires? What is the concept of the Mikvah? Why must the waters come from completely natural sources like rain water or spring water? What is the idea that Hashem is the ‘mikvah’ of the people of Israel?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

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