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  • Willingness to Sacrifice

    By Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Animal sacrifices are rather messy, and most of us would have a hard time imagining ourselves offering them up upon a Temple altar.

    I'm probably not going too far out on a limb in suggesting that when we come to shul each year to begin the book of Vayikra, we feel quietly relieved...