Acharei-Kedoshim – Who's Holier?
What is the concept of holiness? What does it mean when the midrash says that Hashem takes one crown of holiness for Himself and gives two crowns of holiness to the Jewish people? Why does another midrash seem to imply that Hashem’s holiness is greater? What can one do if one has fallen in to…Read More
Kedoshim – Holiness and Lishma
What is the concept of Holiness? Why are we enjoined to be holy because ‘Hashem is Holy?’ What is the idea that everything in reality is an expression of Hashem? How does one emulate Hashem’s pure altruism? Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.Read More
Acharei-Kedoshim – Understanding true holiness
What is the connection between the Avodah of the Kohen Gadol on Yom Kippur and the forbidden sexual relationships? What is the significance of the fact that the Torah prefaces the topics in our parsha with the concept of the metzora? What is the significance of the punishments for sexual perversion – being thrown out…Read More