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Dvar Torah for Vayikra 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 7th Aliyah

The end of our parashah details the Asham sacrifice, brought by “one that sins and is guilty” of robbing from others, withholding funds from others, failing to return a deposited object (5:23–24),...

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 6th Aliyah

Among the intricate laws presented in Parashas Vayikra is that “if a soul touches something impure… and the fact escapes him, he is unclean, and guilty” (5:2). From the text alone it is unclear if...

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 5th Aliyah

Parashas Vayikra discusses the laws of the Chatas, the “sin offering,” brought by an individual who accidentally transgresses a law. The pasuk (verse) introduces the Kohen’s sin with a conditional...

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 4th Aliyah

One of the korbanos introduced in this week’s parashah is the Shelamim (derived from the word shalom, meaning peace). Rashi explains that this korban has come to be known as an offering that brings...

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 3rd Aliyah

Parashas Vayikra describes various sacrifices. Among the descriptions, one pasuk says that every sacrifice requires salt, repeats that salt should not be omitted, and reiterates that salt should be...

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 2nd Aliyah

The parashah introduces the voluntary meal-offerings with the phrase: “And if a soul brings a meal-offering” (2:1). While other sacrifices that are brought also cleanse the soul, Rashi explains that...

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Vayikra 1st Aliyah

Sefer Vayikra opens with G-d addressing Moshe from the newly constructed Mishkan. The parashah begins with the verse “When a person from [among] you brings a sacrifice to G-d…” (1:2) and goes on to...