“For seven days you shall dwell in sukkahs, every citizen among Israel should live in sukkahs. This is so that future generations will know that I had the Jewish people live in booths when I brought them out of Egypt, I am Hashem your God.” – Vayikra 23:42–43. Printable PDF.
Speak to the children of Israel and tell them, “Be holy for I, Hashem your God, am holy.” — Vaykira 19:2
“For on this day he shall provide atonement for you to cleanse you; from all your sins before Hashem shall you be cleansed.” – Vaykira 16:30
This is to be the rule for the metzora — Vayikra 14:2
When her purification period for a son or a daughter is complete, she shall bring to the Kohen, to the Ohel Moed entrance, a yearling sheep for a burnt offering, and a young common dove or a turtledove for a sin offering. — Vayikra 12:6 | Printable Oneg!
Hashem spoke to Aaron and said: Do not drink wine or any alcohol, neither you nor your children when you enter the Tent of Meeting, neither you nor your children; this is an eternal rule – for all generations. — Vayikira 10:9 | Printable PDF | Printable Oneg!
And the Kohen who will offer the burnt offering of a man… Vayikra 7:8 The Torah almost sounds like the Kohen is offering the man, himself. In fact, the verse is actually read by some to be talking about an actual man being offered, albeit metaphysically. We find that Yitzchak’s soul actually entered the ram […]
If his offering is a bird…he shall sever its head Vayikra 1:14–15 When a person brings an offering, he is supposed to relate to the animal and realize that what happens to it is what the person, himself, really deserves. When a bird is brought as a sin offering, the head is severed by […]
On Thursday, March 26, 2020, Rabbi Shoff gave an online shiur about Parshas Vayikra.
Vayikra Headless! If his offering is a bird…he shall sever its head Vayikra 1:14–15 When a person brings an offering, he is supposed to relate to the animal and realize that what happens to it is what the person, himself, really deserves. When a bird is brought as a sin offering, the […]