Our torah portion this week (parashat emor) lists the eight main mo'edim (מוֹעֲדִים) -- the appointed times of the lord given in the jewish scripturesthese special times are also referred to as mikra'ei kodesh (מִקְרָאֵי קדֶשׁ), times in which holiness is proclaimed ()note that this is the first time that the torah reveals a comprehensive description of the. Professor of jewish history and jewish thought, yeshiva university “the israel bible is a remarkable work that will deepen the reader’s love for god, torah and the land of israel it seamlessly weaves together all of jewish history, ancient and modern. In this torah portion, god describes the restrictions related to priests’ sexuality and marriage god then describes a variety of holidays, including passover, shabbat, yom kippur, and sukkot god outlines the omer period, asking the israelites to bring food offerings to the priests for seven. The torah section of emor (“speak”) begins with the special laws pertaining to the kohanim (“priests”), the kohen gadol (“high priest”), and the temple service: a kohen may not become ritually impure through contact with a dead body, save on the occasion of the death of a close relative.
Wendy april 25, 2010 at 9:24 pm from rav dovber pinson b”h week’s energy for parshas emor rav dovber pinson sacred space in this week’s torah portion, we are given instructions as to the criteria of the high priesthood and the priesthood. Articles on the weekly torah portion, parsha, from beginner to advanced levels divrei torah, inspiration, ethics and stories for all ages. Thus the showbread described in our torah portion emor is, frankly, a strange part of the ritual of the tabernacle and temple the twelve tribes are symbolized in other ways in the ritual of connecting to god, including the priest's breastplate. About the weekly torah portion from ancient times there has been a weekly portion (parashah) from the first five books of moses (the torah) and an ending (haftarah) from the prophets read on the sabbath in synagogues around the world.
Yes, it’s last week’s parhsa so stone me i delivered the dvar torah in shul this morning, while our rabbi is on sabbatical this week’s torah portion consists of a long a list of important. Emor (אֱמֹר ) – hebrew for “speak,” the fifth word, in the parashah, it is the 31st weekly torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה , parsha) in the annual cycle of torah readingthe parsha provides purity rules for priests (כֹּהֲנִים , kohanim), recounts the holy days, provides for lights and bread in the sanctuary, and tells the story of a blasphemer and his punishment. Back to torah portions archive we know that one becomes ritually impure when either touching a human corpse or finding oneself under the same roof as a human corpse in the beginning of this week's torah portion, emor, a special warning is issued to the kohanim (priests) not to bring themselves to a state of impurity. History crash course in jewish history - rabbi wein select page learn about this week's torah portion: parshas emor looking for a different parsha view all torah portions beginner level drasha by rabbi mordechai kamenetzky holier than thou (5778) message of restraint (5778.
Bring the torah to life with aleph beta’s videos be excited by learning torah, and find relevant meaning for modern-day life. Parshat emor not all of us realize it, but parshat emor is one of the most frequently read torah portions we encounter we typically read it in may, and again on passover’s second day and on the first two days of sukkot. The first mitzvah given to the jewish people as a whole, prior to the exodus, was the command to sanctify time, by determining and applying the jewish calendar (ex 12: 1-2) the prophets were the first people in history to see g-d in history, seeing time itself as the arena of the divine-human encounter.
Parashat emor / פרשת אמור next read in the diaspora on 18 may 2019 parashat emor is the 31st weekly torah portion in the annual jewish cycle of torah reading. Third edition by the jewish publication society no part of this text can be reproduced or forwarded without written permission please visit the jps website for more fine books of jewish literature and tradition. Dvar torah for parshat emor based on likutey halakhot, shavuot 1:1–3 “you will bring an omer of the first of your harvestand he will wave [it]and you will countfrom the day you bring the omer” (leviticus 23:10–11,15.
In the portion called, emor, a significant redundancy occurs in the hebrew text we read that god said to moses: emor el hakohanim b’nei aharon, ve-amarta aleihem “speak to the priests, the sons of aaron, and you shall say to them. Emor commentary emor text study weekly torah commentary parshat hashavua jewish texts skip to search skip to content skip to footer menu close my jewish learning my jewish learning search submit parashat emor: summary a portion of your first reaping to the priest, who will offer it to god after seven complete sabbaths from the. The source for this great mitzvah is in this week’s torah portion, emor, where we read of the strict prohibition upon kohanim, members of the priestly caste, to come into contact with the dead. The weekly torah portion (hebrew: פָּרָשַׁת הַשָּׁבוּעַ parashat ha-shavua), popularly just parashah (or parshah / p ɑː r ʃ ə / or parsha) and also known as a sidra (or sedra / s ɛ d r ə /) is a section of the torah (five books of moses) used in jewish liturgy during a single week.
This week’s torah portion (lev 21:16-24) makes it clear that anyone with a disability is barred from serving in the priesthood the text devotes eight verses to delineating the types of disqualifying defects. Yutorah ® online is made possible by the generosity of marcos and adina katz and is coordinated by yeshiva university's center for the jewish future it offers more than 145,000 shiurim via webcast in audio, video and text formats by our roshei yeshiva and other yu luminaries.
Leviticus, for its part, almost wholly concerns itself with prescribing commandments or conditions for serving god in holiness, and offers but two historical narratives, one of which occurs in this week's reading, emor. The source for this great mitzvah is in this week’s torah portion, parshat emor, where we read of the strict prohibition upon kohanim, members of the priestly caste, to come into contact with the dead. The truth is that this is part of the history of the jewish people and it is tremendously important that we know it the world we live in today makes many efforts to change the facts of the past think of the effort made by many people and nations today to deny the holocaust.