Thursday, April 8, 2010

Audio Shiur: Parshat Shemini - Aharon's Shame, Aharon's Pain

Audio Shiur:
Parshat Shemini - Aharon's Shame, Aharon's Pain
We generally find the sacrificial descriptions like those at the opening of Parashat Shemini dry and boring. Yet, by uncovering the tragic truth underlying the sacrificial offerings on that fateful eighth day, we come to an entirely different understanding of Aharon, the first Kohen Gadol. By understanding both his shame and his terrible pain, we can learn why he was perfectly suited to be the ritual conduit between God and the Jewish people.

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