Following the Calling

Yonatan Sinclair Former Shaliach (Cape Town, 2004-05) Currently Head of Hachshara Department, World Bnei Akiva . . Following the Calling This week we will start reading the book of Vayikra, a book focusing mainly on the sacrifices and the work of the kohanim in the...

Parshat Tazria and Parshat HaChodesh – 5768

Rabbi Eli Blum Former Rosh Kollel in Cleveland (2007)   Parshat Tazria focuses on the issues of tumahv’taharah (ritual impurity and purity) – including tumat hayoledet (a woman who has just given birth) and tumat nega’im (literally, lesions or afflictions)....

Double Date – 5767

Rav Yehuda Susman Former Rosh Kollel in Chicago Currently Rosh Yeshivat Eretz HaTzvi   Chronology counts. The two elements of this week’s Torah reading neatly bracket exactly one (perhaps the most important) year in the history of Bnei Yisrael, albeit in...