Archive for March, 2006

Tazria 5766 — Darfur

March 26, 2006

In the midst of a whole bunch of stuff about different kinds of ritual impurity, this week’s Torah reading has a commandment which stands out like a beacon from amongst all the descriptions of emissions and skin disease: “And in the eighth day the flesh of his foreskin shall be circumcised.” That’s all it...
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Shemini 5766 and Holocaust Remembrance Day — Divine Justice

March 26, 2006

Is it possible for a human being to understand Divine justice? In this week’s Torah reading, Aaron’s sons, Nadav and Avihu, are killed by God for a seemingly minor infraction. The Torah tells us that each of them took his incense pan, put fire and incense in it, and offered aish zarah, strange fire,...
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