THE IMPORTANCE OF TIME AND TIMING

May 15th, 2019

Parshat Emor famously includes the full list of festivals for the Jewish calendar (Lev. 23). Curiously, the list begins with Shabbat, which is not actually a festival.

The commentaries struggle to find the common theme between Shabbat and festivals, and offer a number of observations that themselves demand explanation.

Rabbi Dunner examines a range of approaches to this jarring biblical anomaly, offering a range of eye-opening ideas which cast light on the ancient secrets of time and timing in the Jewish faith.

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