Acharei Mot

Weekly Torah Portion: Purity in the Land

Chapter 18 of Leviticus is seemingly a list of dos and don'ts, not unlike many of the rules of purity and impurity listed throughout Leviticus. But at closer examination, there is something different about the instructions listed here....

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Weekly Torah Portion: The Yom Kippur Service

The following is a taste of our Israel Bible Reading Plan. Follow the weekly portion with summaries, insights and lively conversation. To register, click here. Our portion begins with the Yom Kippur service. God tells Moses to relate to...

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The Portion of Acharei Mot

The Portion of Acharei Mot

The portion of Acharei Mot picks up following the deaths of Aaron’s older sons, Nadab and Abihu. It contains the instructions for the Yom Kippur -- or Day of Atonement -- service in the Tabernacle, and forbids slaughtering animal...

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