With priests, sacrifices, and sins, Leviticus has lots of ways for people to ritually repair mistakes. What happens when the priests themselves mess up?
We might speak of contemplation-and-action, letting the hyphens suggest what our language obscures: that the one cannot exist without the other.
The Mishkan is finished. But Moses can’t enter and speak with God. What’s clouding this relationship? Rashi, the midrash Tanchuma, and Rashbam share ideas.
It’s my 100th post! My teacher of the year Rashbam teaches about teaching, and I reflect on some of my early gimmicks for adding content to the blog.
A breakdown of some commentary on why Moses breaking the tablets when he sees the Israelites celebrating the golden calf.