On Yom Kippur each year without fail You must take two pure goats that are male The High Priest casts the dice And one goat’s sacrificed While the other’s sent to Azazeyl
When studying parshat Metzora You learn to never ignore… a peculiar emission Or painful condition That’s explained in detail in the torah
If your skin is scaly and sore And is oozing with grossness and gore You’ll be labeled “unclean” Till the priest intervenes And dunks you in water that’s pure
This week we read about the final dedication of the Mishkan. Aaron offers up the priestly sacrifce and it is accepted. Then his two sons, Nadav and Abihu offer up an addition al sacrifice that wasn’t in the game plan. The text says that they used: “Aish Zarah” – strange or foreign fire and were punished […]
Aaron and sons are ordained Their job is carefully explained It’s oily and bloody Messy and muddy No wonder their robes get all stained!
The Olah is completely consumed The Minchah is very perfumed Zevach Shelamim: Sacrifice of well being But with Asham and Chatat sin’s presumed
When the Mishkan was finally erected The Israelites all felt connected The people’s largesse Gave God an address And the tablets were safely protected