Acharei Mot (Leviticus 16:1-18:30)
16:1-2 Why is “HaShem spoke” and “HaShem said” both used in these verses?
16:1 What does this verse have to do with doctors and a sick patient?
16:2 What cloud is this verse referring to?
What does this verse have to do with a farmer selling grain to a merchant?
16:3 Why does the Torah use the Hebrew word “b’zot” (with this) instead of b’aylah (with these?
16:4 What does this verse tell us?
What does this verse teach us about Priestly garments?
How often did the Kohen Gadol immerse himself on Yom Kippur?
16:6 How is the sin-offering in contrast to the Kohen Gadol’s garments?
16:8 What is Azazel?
What do the lots remind us about?
16:9 What does “and he shall make it a sin-offering” mean?
16:10 What is it sent to Azazel to do?
16:11 What does “his household” refer to?
16:12 Which Altar?
What does the Torah teach us about “finely ground”?
16:13 What do we learn from “so that he shall not die”?
16:14 How many sprinkles is implied by “and sprinkle with his finger”?
16:16 What are the categories of those who entered the Beit HaMikdash unintentionally in a state of impurity?
For which category does the goat sin-offering on Yom Kippur atone?
Why does the Torah list willful sins before unintentional sins?
What does this verse mean concerning the Tent of Meeting?
What do we learn from this verse?
16:17 What does the Hebrew word “chait” (sin) denote?
What does the Hebrew word “avohn” (iniquity) denote?
What does the Hebrew word “pesha” wickedness denote?
16:18 Which Altar?
16:19 What is he purifying it from?
What is he sanctifying it for?
16:23 When, in the order of the Service, did Aaron come to the Tent of Meeting?
What was in the garments which the Kohen Gadol wore during the olah-offerings?
What were the garments made of when he came to the Tent of Meeting?
How many changes of garments did the Kohen Gadol have during the Yom Kippur Service?
What is the correct order of the Service?
What does “and he shall leave them there” teach us?
16:24 What was the “sacred place”?
16:30 Why can Yom Kippur only fall on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Shabbat?
16:32 What does “to serve in place of his father” teach us?
17:4 What does “it shall be considered as blood” mean?
17:10 Why does HaShem have to “concentrate his attention” on the sinner?
17:12 What does “any person from among you” imply?
17:13 What does “who will trap” teach us?
18:2-3 What do these verses have to do with Proverbs 3:6?
18:2 Which of G-d’s attributes does HaShem connote?
Which of G-d’s attributes does Elokim connote?
What does the use of both of the above names imply?
18:3 What does “like the practice of the land of Egypt” tell us?
18:4 What are some examples of decrees?
What does “I am HaShem” imply?
What does “to follow them” imply?
What do “carrying out” and “observing” refer to?
18:5 What does the Talmud cite this verse as authorization for?
What are the three cardinal sins that we must give up our lives rather than commit?
What is the Rabbi of Kotzk’s interpretation of this verse?
What do we learn from “he shall live by them”?
18:6 Why is “shall not approach” in the plural form in Hebrew?
18:7 What does “the nakedness of your father” refer to?
Why is “and the nakedness of your mother” needed?
18:8 Why is “the nakedness of your mother” needed?
18:9 What does “your father’s daughter” teach us?
What does “born in the home or born outside” mean?
18:11 What does “the nakedness of your father’s wife’s daughter” teach us?
18:15 Who does “she is your son’s wife” exclude?
18:17 When does the prohibition implied by this verse apply?
18:18 What does “to her sister” imply?
What does “in her lifetime” teach us?
18:21 Who is Molech?
What does “pass through for Molech” refer to?
18:28 What is “let not the land vomit you out” analogous to?
18:29 What does “the people doing so” imply
18:30 What does “you shall safeguard my charge.......not be done” imply?
What does “I am HaShem your G-d” mean?