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Why did Aharon burn the Chatat? – A New Explanation

A number of recent posts have addressed some of the korbanot themes that arise in parshat Vayikra, Tzav and Shmini.  Certainly, one of the most challenging korbanot sections to understand from these parshiyot is the exchange between Moshe and Aharon … Continue reading

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Menachot 4b- Topics in the Gemara – Scope of Shelo Lishmo – Is it the Purpose or Category that Matters?

On daf 4b of the daf yomi, the issue under discussion was the scope of shelo lishmo.  Which sacrifices are invalidated by it?  Is it a function of the sacrifice’s category or the sacrifice’s purpose? Rav assumes that the reason … Continue reading

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