5775 — Shemini: The Fire of Nadav and Avihu

Posted by Michael Hattin on April 8, 2015
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Torah, Vayikra (Leviticus), Shemini

The tragic death of Nadav and Avihu in Parashat Shemini is unexpected and seemingly unwarranted. In this podcast, Rabbi Michael Hattin examines some traditional interpretations before advancing a different reading that draws on the larger context.

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About Michael Hattin

Michael teaches Bible and Halakha at Pardes. He holds a professional degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He teaches Chumash and Prophets as well as Halakha at the Pardes Institute. For many years Michael authored the weekly online publications Introduction to Parasha and Lessons on Prophets for the Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, reaching a combined readership of several thousand. Click here to read more.

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