Emor – Stepping Out and Looking In
Why do the righteous need to ‘step out’ or ‘go out’ of their place in Paradise in order to see the wicked suffering in Gehenom? Why do the righteous rejoice in the fact that they experienced suffering in this world? What is the concept of the word ‘kerum’ which has a dual meaning – raising up and being rooted in a vineyard? What is the concept behind the ‘taking out’ of the righteous by the nations of the world to be punished for their commitment to Torah? What is the ultimate ‘taking out’ of the wicked which finally shows the root of their place?
Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.