Shemini

Body positivity; what goes in and what goes out.

Body positivity; what goes in and what goes out.

In this week’s 929 weekly roundup I focus on Leviticus chapters 11 and 15.

Leviticus 11 talks about Kosher food laws. So I reflect on what the origins of those food laws were. Is it all really just about a lack of refrigerators in biblical times or is it about child sacrifice (see below)? Honestly, nobody knows. But the ways in which Jews are relating to how we our eat is changing nowadays with regards to the “why” behind our food choices.

Being able to share our gifts with others, religious fanaticism, and much more.

Being able to share our gifts with others, religious fanaticism, and much more.

The torah portions of Tzav & Shemini. In this source sheet I talk about the proper way to bring our gifts into this world, the importance of sharing, let your actions speak for themselves, holiday time consumerism, and martyrdom.

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