In this episode of Verse Per Verse, Amichai explore the torah portion Shemini. The word that Amichai chooses to explore this week comes from Vayikra, Chapter Ten, Verse One and Two. These verses discuss the priestly offering that was made of a fire that was Zara. What does Zara mean? Translations are as far as […]
In this episode of Verse Per Verse, Amichai explore the torah portion Tzav.
As we are only days away from the start of Passover, Amichai, not surprisingly, delves into the word “Matzot”. This staple of Passover, has a much deeper meaning in the Jewish texts. In Leviticus, Chapter Six, Verses 7 and 8, Matzot are discussed.
While some would merely translate this word as unleavened bread, what would you think of a translation that says that it means “holy things”?
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In this episode of Verse Per Verse, Amichai explore the torah portion Vayikra, the first portion in the bok of Leviticus.
The word that Amichai chooses to explore this week comes from Vayikra, Chapter One, Verse Two. The word is Korban. It is most often translated as offering, or sacrifice. Amichai explores the background to those words, and asks us to consider what they could mean, and how we could make the word personal to us today.
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In this episode of Verse Per Verse, Amichai explore the torah portion Ki Tisa.
Amichai focuses on Exodus, Chapter 32, Verse 6, and specifically, as his wont to do, on the translation of the word “Litsachek”. How would you translate this word? How did Amichai?
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In this episode of Verse Per Verse, Amichai explore the torah portion Tetzaveh.
This portion deals with the garments of the high-priest, and Amichai explors Chapter 28, but focuses on the Urim and Tumim, words which are not translated well at all?
What do these two “mystical” words mean? Listen in to learn more.