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Rabbi Geier

Searching for Torah meanings in our everyday life

March 24, 2024

Tzav 5784

The Torah portion known as Tzav continues to describe the order of sacrifices, as previously mentioned in the preceding portion, Vayikra, which was read last week. I would like to address one of these sacrifices today, namely the offering of thanksgiving, also known as korban todah.


March 31st to April 6th

Adar Sheni 21st to 27th

כא'-כז' אדר שני
פרשת שמיני
Parashat Shemini
Shabbat haChodesh
Shabbat Mevarchim haChodesh (Nisan)

Friday, April 5th, 7:14 p.m.
Saturday, April 6th, 8:17 p.m.
*New York (USA) time

March 1, 2024

Tracing the Complex History of the State of Israel [part 3] +

What happened in the second half of 1947 and during 1948 is complicated to narrate. David Ben Gurion is accused of having a strategic plan to expel Arabs from villages in Galilee in the north and around the Arab city of Lod in the center. They were to drive out the Arabs from Galilee and overcome the Syrian and Lebanese forces invading Galilee. Conquer Galilee, cleanse Galilee, defend Galilee. Ensure that Galilee becomes Jewish.

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