Category Archives: Jeremiah | יִרְמְיָהוּ

B’Har Lev. 25:1-26:2 and Bechukotai Lev.26:3-27:34

These sections include laws on redeeming land and property, as well as prescribing that each 7th and each 50th year be a rest year for the fields.  We read that Jewish people are allowed to purchase slaves and own them, … Continue reading

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Vayikra – Lev. 1:1-5:26 and Tzav Lev. 6:1- 8:36

Animal sacrifice to please god and excuse short comings. Human heritage has almost universally included animal sacrifices in all cultures.  The Israelite ritual slaughter for God ended over 2000 years ago with the destruction of the temple. I find nothing … Continue reading

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Bo: Exodus 10:1-13:16 | בֹּא- שמות

Bo: Exodus 10:1-13:16 | בֹּא- שמות Exodus Bo: The Killing Miracle, a metaphor for humans. 1. The lord said to Moshe: “Come to Pharaoh, for I have hardened his heart and the heart of his servants, in order that I … Continue reading

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