How can a modern day reader of Torah, understand and relate to the concept of animal sacrifices, Korbanot?
Vayikra, unlike Shemot, is not really about revelation. It's about the daily struggle to raise man above his own physicality.
"You are my witnesses, says the Lord. I am G-d."
It helps us live with the reality that what we do have comes from His never-ending kindness.
Magazine estimates that during this time his wealth increased at the rate of a million dollars an hour.
This is the parshah we read on Purim morning, before we read the Megillah. Therefore, if a person missed Parshas Zachor, he can make it up for it on Purim with the leining of parshas Vayavo Amalek.
Vayikra, the Torah’s middle book, gives the critical light to the Torah's other books around it.
Aleph Beta helps us learn how to read the perplexing book of Leviticus.
When a lion roars, who is not afraid?
Frank didn’t create the process; he doesn’t even know which ingredients go into the mixture.
A person is only rewarded for listening to Hashem’s command if he does so with the intention to do so.
Parshat Pekudei concludes the book of Exodus, known for its great stories. What did they teach us?
Perhaps God’s own 'completeness' prevented Him from dwelling in a Mishkan waiting to be finished?
Why do dreams nit becine okans and why do strategic ideas rarely get implemented?
Esther and Mordechai, the two righteous individuals and luminaries in Megillas Esther, effectively moved the heavens with their tears, deeds and supplications.
What is the reason for a mitzvah and which G-dly trait does it sharpen and enhance within me?
The Mishkan's building was a situation where the process was at least as important as the result
David Hamelech desired to build the Beis Hamikdash and, as a result, it was built.
Donations were valued at the same level of 'Thought Guided Purposeful Creativity' as the actual work
One of the causes of this breakdown is the misuse of the very system Hashem put into man to allow him to flourish.
Why would the Israelites build the Mishkan differently than God commanded? What does this teach us?
The status of a vessel or a tool is dependent on its purpose.
Paradoxically, it is when we confront evil we have the opportunity to make the world a better place.
What our body manages to do in this world together with its soul will determine our ethereal world