A ROSH Hashana card depicts the ‘kohen gadol’ (high priest) pouring oil over the menorah.
(photo credit: NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL/WIKIMEDIA COMMON)
The Torah portion that concludes the Book of Leviticus is Behukotai. Leviticus is known as Torat Kohanim – meaning it details the halachot, the Jewish laws, relating to kohanim and to their work in the Temple – with its focus on the offering of the sacrifices.At the end of the portion, we find a list of laws pertaining to worth: a man who vows to give to the Temple his own worth or the worth of someone else has to pay a certain sum, determined by various criteria.
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