Parshat Vayikra From Aish HaNER

In this week’s Parsha, Parshas Vayikra, the primary focus is the karbanot, (sacrifices). In it, the Kohanim (priests) are instructed how to do many of the common sacrifices not...

Parshat Vayikra From Southern Region NCSY

The parasha tells us “V’nasan al karnos mizbach haolah…” “and he should place it on the corners of the Altar of the burnt-offering.” The question raised about this point...

Parshat Tzav From Aish HaNER

This week’s parsha discusses the korban todah, one of the many sacrifices that were offered in the Tabernacle and Temple. The korban todah, Thanksgiving offering, would be brought to...

Parshat Tzav From Central East NCSY

This weeks parsha states: “This is the offering of Aharon and his descendants… 1/10 of an ephah of fine wheat flour, to be brought daily, half...

Parshat Tzav From Southern NCSY

The book Sefer Hachinuch (A great book that is written in easy to understand Hebrew that discusses the mitzvot in the parsha) talks about a particular mitzvah in Parshas...

Parshat Shemini From Aish HaNER

On the 8th day of the inauguration of the Mishkan, Aharon was commanded to offer a personal korban of an eigel (calf) as a chatat (a korban to atone...

Parshat Shemini From West Coast NCSY 

Aharon and his sons begin the priestly service * Aharon performs the sacrificial rituals and blesses the people * Fire descends and consumes the offerings upon the altar *...

Parshat Eikev From Shir HaMaalot

“Torah and Food” One of the mitzvot, commandments, in this parsha is the mitzvah of Birkat Hamazon, blessing G-d at the end of a meal where we eat bread...

Parshat Ha’Azinu From Aish HaNER

This Shabbat is called Shabbat Shuvah, because of the special Haftarah we read wherein God begs Israel to return to Him for Israel’s sake (Hoshea 14:2-10 et al). This...