Emor – Hashem Saves the Humans and Beasts

Why does the Torah require that an animal be eight days old before being used as a Korban (sacrifice)? How does this parallel the human being who needs to be eight days old to be given a bris (circumcision)? What is the concept of our desire to be ‘drawn after Hashem’ like an animal is ‘drawn after its master?’ In the comparison of a righteous individual to a mighty mountain, why is he sometimes compared to a grassy mountain, and sometimes to a mountain that has fruit trees? How do we use these tools – the animal and the righteous individual – to climb the mountain of Hashem?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 28:56

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