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The Blasphemer (16th Century drawing by Niccolò dell'Abbate)

The Portion of Achrei Emor

Author: Gidon Ariel

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| Published: April 26, 2021

The portion of Emor continues many of the same themes found thus far in the book of Leviticus. It expands upon the laws of the priest which set him apart from the rest of the community, as well as those that apply only to the High Priest. It adds details regarding animals which may be brought for the service of God. It enumerates the holidays additional, non-sacrificial Temple rites. Finally, it ends with one of the few narrative passages of the book, telling the story of the blasphemer.

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