Emor by By Rabbi David Hartley Mark

“And the Lord spoke unto Moses, saying: ‘Whosoever be of your seed…who has a blemish, let him not approach to offer the bread of his God. For the man who has a blemish, he shall not approach: a blind man, or a lame, or one who is maimed, or anything too long. Or a man who is broken-footed, or broken-handed, or hunchbacked, or a dwarf, or with a bad eye….” (Lev. 21:16-20)

Emor: a Parsha Play by Rabbi David Hartley Mark

Explore Parsha Emor through the creative lens of Rabbi David Hartley Mark — as it is unpacked in the form of a play’s script. Read it to yourself, read it aloud, or act it out.

Emor By David Hartley Mark

Scene: A desert tent. The sun is setting. Although Spartan in appearance, it is cozy and welcoming; there is a small pot on a cooking fire in the middle, and the smoke goes up through a center hole in the tent-roof, which can be closed in case of rain. A model altar stands in the […]