Aaron

The Deepest Response of Love

Why Aaron was silent in the wake of his sons' death.

Parashat Masei Quiz

Learn more about the weekly Torah portion.

Between the Living and the Dead

How Parashat Korach demonstrates extraordinary people doing extraordinary things.

Aaron, the High Priest

Moses's brother helped lead the Israelites to freedom.

Miriam

Moses's sister led the Israelite women in dance out of Egypt.

Kiss of Death

Midrash explains how Moses could be happy with dying.

Highest Standards

Because of his position of leadership, Moses is judged extremely harshly when he sins.

Boundaries, Sanctity And Silence

Although we can attempt to understand the deaths of Nadav and Avihu, we are ultimately limited and often feel powerless in the face of God.

Role Models For Leadership

The deaths of Aaron's sons Nadav and Avihu remind us of the need for leaders who connect with the people.

The Time And Place For Spontaneity

The deaths of Nadav and Avihu, Aaron's sons, teach us the value and also danger of spontaneous religious expression.