Parashat Shmini

Parashat Shemini: When Silence is a Crime

According to one commentator, Aaron’s silence after the death of his sons only comes after he has finished crying.

Why Communication Is at the Core of Community

It’s easy to view those who share a different perspective as an enemy. But Jewish tradition pushes us to see something else.

Reason is Lost in Anger

In his anger, Moses had lost his reason and knowledge of the law.

Actions Have Consequences

Every action we take produces a reaction.

Challah for Parashat Shmini

The people fell on their faces.

You Are What You Eat

Shemini: A resource for parents.

The Deepest Response of Love

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

Giving Sensibly

What we can learn from Nadav and Avihu.

Parashat Shmini Quiz

Learn more about the weekly Torah portion.