Please note that parashat EMOR is being read in the land of Israel this Shabbat.
Galut KEDOSHIM: Leviticus 19:1 – 20:27 || Amos 9:7-15 [Seph: Ezekiel 20:2-20]
Commentary by Rabbi Chaim Richman for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel:
«”Be holy!” G-d commands us, “for I, HaShem your G-d, am holy.” Just as G-d loves man, so are we to love our fellow man and treat him accordingly. This is how G-d expects us to fulfill His commandment to be holy. Not by stepping back away from the world, but by stepping in: be holy – be engaged»…more: