Tagged: Shemini

Shemini – The Sound of Silence

Two of Aaron’s four sons tragically died on the very day which Aaron was installed into service, the same day the nation was celebrating the dedication of the Tabernacle. The Torah explains that the...

Shemini – Holy Cow!

A part of the reading of Shemini deals with the kosher species of animals, fish and birds. Outside of this passage there are just a few areas of kosher – the issue of mixing...

Shemini – Hooves and Scales

In Parshat Shemini the Torah instructs us in the laws of Kashrut, as they pertain to living creatures. The Torah lists the criteria for mammals which we are allowed to consume, followed by fish...