Emor/Yom Ha’atzma’ut- The Sanctity of Modern Mo’adim

In the midst of a parsha focused on the physical guidelines and standards for kohanim, the fourth aliyah changes topics a little bit, tangentially discussing the holidays of our people, the first time in the entire Torah that they are all listed together (and the first appearance of all of them, except for Pesach). The section opens: וַיְדַבֵּר ה’, […]