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Akharei Mot-Kedoshim

Rabbi Naomi Hyman | Akharei Mot-Kedushim

Akharei Mot-Kedoshim: Scapegoats

This week’s Torah portion (Leviticus 16:1-20:27) includes a detailed description of the rituals conducted by the High Priest on Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement). In most synagogues, selected passages are also read during Yom Kippur morning services. The High Priest’s activities include what has come to be known as the scapegoat ritual: And he [Aharon, the High Priest] is to take […]

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