Weekly Parsha: From A Student Perspective

PARSHAT ACHAREI MOT
Tannah Levin ('22)

Aaron’s sons have just died at the hands of God due to their performance of sinful actions. It is now Aaron's job to not only atone for their sins but his duty. He is ordered to get two goats and cast lots between the two of them, one was to become a sacrifice and the other set free for Azazel.

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WEEKLY PARSHA: FROM AN ALUMNUS PERSPECTIVE
Avi Cohen ('21)

PARSHAT TAZRIA-METZORA -- Keeping Up With The Torah Times by Avi Cohen ('21)

This week's Torah portion is made up of two parshas.

In Tazria, Hashem tells Moses about the laws, rules, and rituals for a mother's childbirth. There are rules concerning the mikvah process, and boys have to get a bris after eight living days. Hashem then tells Moses and Aaron about how to respond to those infected with leprosy.

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PARSHAT PONDERS
Maya Rothstein('22)

In this week's parsha, final details of the Tabernacle were finished. The priestly clothing is finished and given to the Cohanim to wear. The Tabernacle is completed and a cloud of smoke appears above it to show that Hashem is now dwelling there.

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