The taste of Shabbat – Emor 5777 Rav Mordechai Elon Our Parsha speaks about the Omer, and its central mitzvah: the harvest of the Omer and sacrifice of the first barley. Nowadays we only count the Omer, but when the temple stood, the Omer was… Continue Reading "The taste of Shabbat – Emor 5777"
The taste of Shabbat – Parshat Mattot 5776 Rav Mordechai Elon The second reading, Sheni, of Mattot is about the war with Midian, the Moshe's final battle: נְקֹ֗ם נִקְמַת֙ בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל מֵאֵ֖ת הַמִּדְיָנִ֑ים אַחַ֖ר תֵּֽאָסֵ֥ף אֶל עַמֶּֽיךָ. Take the revenge of Bnei Yisrael on Midian,… Continue Reading "The taste of Shabbat – Parshat Mattot 5776"
The taste of Shabbat – Parshat Emor 5776 Rav Mordechai Elon Our parsha deals with the holiness of the kohanim in two parts – the first, the laws of disabled or maimed priests who are unable to work in the temple, but are able to eat… Continue Reading "The taste of Shabbat – Parshat Emor 5776"