5775 — Emor: Complain to my Maker! Disability and the Disqualified Priest

Posted by Meesh Hammer-Kossoy on April 29, 2015
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Torah, Vayikra (Leviticus), Emor

Play

The Torah disqualifies priests with physical blemishes. In this podcst, Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy discusses Why that is and what this says about the way that all of us are created in the Divine Image.

Please let us know your comments and thoughts about the podcast, write to us at info@pardes.org.il.

Credits
Larry Kluger – Creative Consultant
Arlene Harel – Production Coordinator

 

About Meesh Hammer-Kossoy

Meesh teaches Talmud and the Social Justice Track at Pardes. Originally from Washington, D.C., Meesh has a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University. Her dissertation explored the courageous manner in which the rabbis of the Talmud created a new criminal punishment system. In 2015, Meesh completed her studies at Beit Midrash Har'el and received ordination from Rabbi Herzl Hefter and Rabbi Daniel Sperber. Click here to read more.

Keep Learning