Vaykira (Lev. chapters 1 through 5) is the first parsha in the Book of Leviticus, and certainly one of those that is either ignored completely, or inspires controversy.
Many people have been taught, “there’s no more temple, no more sacrifices, and since ‘jesus died on the cross,’ it doesn’t even matter. Besides, it’s boring anyway, so why bother?”
Like so many of the Biggest Lies that actually AREN’T really even in the Book, these have no only caused confusion, but if we just look around, are at the heart of so much of the Destruction we see playing out today.
And there’s a lot of the ’80/20 Rule’ at play there, too.
First, the Erev Shabbat reading and overview:
The Sabbath Day teaching addresses much of that deception, the associated controversy, and the reasons why, head-on. Most importantly there’s a BIG lesson in there that is playing out before our eyes right now!
“Vayikra: BOOOORRRING? Or is it Earth-Shattering?”
The combined two-part podcast is here: