Conservation and Experimentation
If ritual is to create a shared language across the generations, we must ensure the Judaism we practice is recognizable both to our ancestors and descendants.
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.