Parsha Hound: Vayikra Print

Parshas VayikraWith whom is Moshe contrasted by the small Aleph?
  • Why are there spaces between paragraphs in the Torah?
  • What do we learn about Offerings from Adam?
  • Why is a Burnt-Offering called an Olah?
  • Bonus Question: Where do we find an allusion to Moshe’s hand(s) in the war with Amalek in this week’s Parsha?
  • Which is the first step of the Offering service that must only be performed by a Kohen?
  • On which part of the Altar does the Kohen throw the blood of the Olah?
  • How does the Kohen get the Olah blood “all around” the Altar?
  • Who gets the hide of the animal offered as an Olah?
  • How many different types of fire burned on the Altar?
  • When is a Kosher Kohen not considered a Kohen?
  • Why does the Torah constantly repeat, “A fire-offering?”
  • How does an Offering create a “satisfying aroma” for God?
  • How can someone forced to bring an Elevation Offering do so “voluntarily?”
  • What is the sign of maturity in a Turtledove and a dove?
  • Why is a bird’s crop considered unfit for the Altar?
  • Where were the ashes from the Altar placed after being removed?
  • Why are the feathers of a bird burned on the Altar despite the foul smell they will make?
  • What principle do we derive from both an animal and bird offering being described as a “satisfying aroma?”
  • How many varieties are there of voluntary, personal meal-offerings? What are they?
  • Which “Minchah” must be brought by someone vowed to bring a Meal-Offering without specifying which one?
  • Why is only the person who brings a “Minchah” described as a “Soul?”
  • What is a “Kometz?”
  • When is the frankincense mixed with the flour? Why not earlier?
  • Why is the mixture of the Kometz and the frankincense called, “A memorial portion?”
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