Tag Archives: Kedoshim

Shabbat Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5778–Shabbat Torah Study — What does it mean to be holy?

The essence and framework, perhaps the prime directive, of our faith is contained in this week’s Torah Reading. We are all commanded to be Kadosh—Holy!. Leviticus 19:2. But what is holiness? Our sages have a variety of ways to understand … Continue reading

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Shabbat Kedoshim 5776–Opportunities for Holiness

The essence and framework, perhaps the prime directive, of our faith is contained in this week’s Parasha as we are all commanded to be Kadosh-Holy. Leviticus 19:2. But what is holiness? Our sages have a variety of ways to understand … Continue reading

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Shabbat Acharei Mot-Kedoshim 5775–Shabbat Torah Study in the “D”–What Does Holiness Mean to You?

The Shema prayer has become THE Torah mandated mantra of the Jewish people. My vote for the next best alternative comes from the second of this week’s double portion of Acharei Mot – Kedoshim in which each and every one … Continue reading

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Kedoshim 5774–Shabbat Torah Study–Ruth Bergman–The Parameters of Holiness

This week’s Parasha contains the familiar admonition “Kedoshim Tiheyu—You shall be kadosh—holy.” This is a core concept in Judaism. What follows in the Parasha are some of the many ways that we can act in a holy way. The very … Continue reading

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Paul Magy’s “Shabbat Torah Study in the D” Blog-Parshiyot Acharei Mot-Kedoshim-The Right and Holy Way

The Shema prayer has become THE Torah mandated mantra of the Jewish people. My vote for the next best alternative comes from the second of this week’s double portion of Acharei Mot – Kedoshim in which each and every one … Continue reading

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