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Focus on the Love

Parshat Vayikra (Leviticus 1:1-5:26)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/focus_on_the_love_20060331

Rashi, the most famous of our medieval biblical exegetes, quotes a beautiful Midrash to explain the unusual grammatical construct. "Calling," Rashi writes, "preceded every statement, every saying and every command. It is lashon hibbah, the language of love."

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