Sermons on Holiness

Emor

#31 Torah Parsha Emor

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 reading. The 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…

acharei-kedoshim

#29 & 30 Torah & Haftarah Acharei Mot-Kedoshim

This week is another double Torah portion covering both  Torah Parsha Acharei Mot as well as Torah Parsha Kedoshim… Acharei Mot (אַחֲרֵי מוֹת‎)‎ — Hebrew for “after the death” or “after,” the fifth and sixth words or the fifth word, and the first distinctive word or words, in the parashah) is the 29th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎, parsha) in…

acharei-kedoshim

Torah Parsha Acharei-Kedoshim

This week is another double Torah portion covering both  Torah Parsha Acharei Mot as well as Torah Parsha Kedoshim… Acharei Mot (אַחֲרֵי מוֹת‎)‎ — Hebrew for “after the death” or “after,” the fifth and sixth words or the fifth word, and the first distinctive word or words, in the parashah) is the 29th weekly Torah portion (פָּרָשָׁה‎,…