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Parshat Shemini 5777–Shabbat Torah Study–The Silence that Speaks Volumes

At a time of great joy in the sanctification of the Mishkan/Tabernacle, Aaron’s first born sons, Nadav and Avihu, die bringing a special offering of their own. What did they do to deserve a death sentence? Where was the justice? … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shemini/Parshat Parah 5776– Shabbat Torah Study and More at Adat Shalom–Kosher Eating and Speaking

Parshat Shemini contains a listing of kosher animals and the bright line tests for kosher mammals and fish. The Torah goes to some effort to identify a few creatures that have certain kosher characteristics, but not others. We hear of … Continue reading

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Shabbat Torah Study in the “D”– Shabbat Shemini 5775 — Wherever You Are, the Point Is to Study

There is an interesting divergence of Parasha schedules this year between congregations in Israel and congregations elsewhere in the world. Last Shabbat was the 8th day of Passover here in the United States and the rest of diaspora, so the … Continue reading

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Paul Magy’s Shabbat Torah Study Blog Parshat Shemini–The Power and Strength of Silence

At a time of great joy in the sanctification of the Mishkan/Tabernacle, Aaron’s first born sons, Nadav and Avihu, die bringing a special offering of their own. What did they do to deserve a death sentence? Where was the justice? … Continue reading

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