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Judaism From Within

6
May 2020

Emor - On the worship of DEATH

In this weeks podcast we will approach two points
1. The Torah commandment to tear our garments when encountering death and the danger of falling in to practices of death worship
2. The special relevance that this commandment holds to the Cohen (priest) and his responsibilitie, as well as how it reflects on us. From these two seemingly peripheral concepts Rav Hirsch draws out for us fundamental goals and methods of Judaism as a whole.

29
Apr 2020

Acharei Mot - The Drama of growth ancient & modern

Acharei Mot - The Drama of growth ancient & modern

 Something very disconnected both practically and religiously form our daily lives. The Chen Godol (Hight Priest) and the changing of his clothes we see being reduced and encapsulated into a system that speaks to us today.

21
Apr 2020

Tazria - Systemic Sexism?

This week we dive into a perplexing issue at the start of this week's Parasha

The imbalance between the sexes? in an understand this Rav Hirsch develops key terms & concepts, and we walk away with an enriched understanding of a divisive topic IMPURITY 

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