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Mikdash, Closeness to God, and the Dangers of Unbridled Religious Passion

What follows is the post that I made this week on my parsha website, The Weekly Parsha.   I post it here as well because of its relevance to the daf yomi and the learning of seder Kodoshim.  Also highly relevant … Continue reading

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Menachot 5a-6a – Sacrifices from non-kosher foods: Ethics or Aesthetics?

Earlier this week, the daf yomi , for one-and-a-half dapim, discussed the requirement that sacrifices come only from foods that can be eaten by Jews.  This is learned from the verse in Yechezkel (45:15): ושה אחת מן הצאן מן המאתים ממשקה … Continue reading

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