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Acharei Mot Kedoshim: Just don’t

Acharei Mot and Kedoshim are two remarkable parashiot. Kedoshim, literally about holy ways of behaving, beginning with “You (the people) shall be holy, because I (God) am holy.” This was said to the entire community, and what follows is a … Continue reading

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Acharei Mot: Live

Acharei Mot, this week’s parasha, has a whole lot in it, and a lot of it is sex, sex, and more sex.  Who you can, but mostly who you can’t. But that’s not what drew my attention this week.  It’s … Continue reading

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Acharei Mot: Passover and Leviticus

Well this is odd.  This week’s parasha, Acharei Mot, is all about….Yom Kippur?  It’s spring.  We’re getting ready for Passover. Yom Kippur? Yes – we read this week about Aaron and the priests making expiation for the transgressions of the … Continue reading

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This week’s parasha is called Boston.

Acharei Mot/Kedoshim. You will be holy because I am holy.  (Lev. 19:2) To be holy. To be whole.  Or to be filled with holes – filled with more empty spaces than not.  To be not-whole, not holy. This week there … Continue reading

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No time for Acharei Mot, I’m cleaning

I’d like to come up with some really interesting and deep commentary on Acharei Mot¸ a really fascinating chapter, but frankly I’m just too swamped with PP (Passover Prep).  And isn’t it just a bit ironic that, in and amongst … Continue reading

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