According to priestly tradition The olah was in perfect condition Neither discoloration Nor unique pigmentation Was allowed for its holy submission
On Purim we read about Esther And how Haman’s plot didn’t best her. But this year there’s more Evil plotting in store As we worry about the sequester.
It’s been a while, but I was inspired by Tu B’Shvat…… In the Mishnah our rabbis all taught To remember the 15th of Shvat We eat fruit, nuts and flora And read from the Torah And plant trees on land JNF bought
If you do what God tells you to do If you act like a pious, good Jew Then your lands will be blessed God will grant your requests But if not, OY! the curses will spew
In year seven, our farming all stops We’re forbidden to plant our new crops The land gets a rest Our faith – put to test It’s tough for the markets and shops.
When bringing a sacrifice It’s important to heed this advice Levitical law Says it can have no flaw So check once and then check it twice
Kedoshim means “sacred” it’s true It’s incumbent upon every Jew To act with compassion Good deeds not to ration We’re holy, ‘cause God’s holy too.