Light to the Nations – with Rabbi Chaim Richman
Weekly series of short messages concerning the weekly Torah Portion.
The spiritual transition between slavery and freedom, emancipation and nationhood which Israel undergoes between her liberation on the 15th of Nisan and the receiving of Torah at Sinai seven weeks later, is captured in the twin commandments concerning the omer: harvesting and offering the barley to HaSHem, and counting seven perfect weeks.
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Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23)
Parashat Emor is read on Shabbat:
Iyar 5, 5768/May 10, 2008