The Counting of the Omer

Shlomo H. Pick Beit HaMidrash, Ludwig and Erica Jesselson Institute for Advanced Torah Studies  Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel Click Here for the PDF version For the most part, Parashat Emor deals with the sanctity of the priests and the laws of the...

I shall be sanctified amidst the children of Israel

For the PDF Version: אמור5780אנגלית ”They shall be holy to their God, and they shall not desecrate their God’s Name, for they offer up the fire offerings of the Lord, the food offering of their God, so they shall be holy”. (Vayikra 21, 6). “You...

Rabbis are not for Funerals 5779

Rabbis are not for Funerals  Parshat Emor By Rav Hanan Schlesinger Former Shaliach in Boca Raton (1998-2000) Currently Director of International Relations, Roots/Shorashimה These days, one of the most common points of contact between Jews and rabbis is at funerals....

Emor – 5777

Rav Gideon Weitzman Former Rosh Kollel in Kansas City Currently Head of the English Speaking Section of the Puah Institute Emor – audio class

The Day After – 5776

Zeev Schwartz Executive Director, Torah MiTzion   The Day After For 49 days we repeat the verse “and you shall count from the day after Shabbat …” (Emor 23:15) emphasizing the difference which exists, since creation, between the highlight of the...

Emor

Rav Herzl Hefter Former Rosh Kollel in Cleveland (1995-1997) Emor – audio class