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The law of the “Red Heifer,” the ultimate supra-rational divine decree read in Parshat Chukat, ritually purifies one after being in contact with the dead.
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The mitzvah of the red heifer is a ritual antidote to the spiritual impurity caused by contact with the dead; and a paradox & blueprint for all 613 mitzvot
Weekly Op-Ed •July 7th, 2005• 6 Comments
In Parshat Chukat Moses’ face turned pale: knowing what it means to be created in the “Divine Image” & learning the cycle of life & death through faces.
Weekly Op-Ed •June 30th, 2005• 0 Comments
The Torah is the roadmap in the journey of life, especially the Book of Bamidbar, Numbers.