Posts Tagged ‘Parshat Shemini’

Second Temple. Model of the ancient Jerusalem. Israel Museum

Weekly Torah Portion – Perfecting Imperfection

Parshat Shemini: Leviticus 9:1-11:47; I Samuel 20:18-42. (Shabbat Machar Chodesh) My great-grandfather Avrum Nachman, of blessed memory, was accustomed to starting seder in a unique manner. Picture a table set with spotlessly clean white linens and the fine china that only appears for seder: a table that is clearly ready for the perfect order of…

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