Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Audio Shiur: Parshat Emor - The Omer Offering, Israel's True Protection

Audio Shiur:
Parshat Emor - The Omer Offering, Israel's True Protection

The juxtaposition of the death of Osama bin Laden and Yom Hashoah challenged me personally as we vacillate between joy and mourning, hope and despair. What is the secret to our eternal national survival? Surprisingly, according to the Midrash, the secret lies in the Korban haOmer. Really? Yes. But how can a meal offering of barley save the Jewish people?


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