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Resource Articles

Browse, read and study through articles adapted from previously published First Fruits of Zion magazines and journals.

Vayikra

 

Understanding the Sacrifices

There may be several reasons for the sacrificial ritual. One is that “by offering his sacrifices, man recognizes that he himself would deserve to die, were it not for a merciful God, who is ready to accept a sacrifice in his place."
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The Upright One

At the center of this week’s Haftarah portion is a beautiful poem (Isaiah 44:15), one of the servant songs of Isaiah. In it the prophet speaks of Israel’s spiritual regeneration through which the people walk according to their high calling.
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The Offerings

The book of Leviticus, often avoided due to the almost endless detail given to the various offerings, has much to "offer" us relating to the words and life of Mashiach and other Biblical concepts. This commentary could be your starting point on a journey of incredible discovery and understanding of a service that God instituted.
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