BEHAR (on Mount Sinai) BECHUKKOTAI (in My statutes)

Leviticus 25:1 And יהוה spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai saying, 2 Speak to the Children of Israel וְאמַרְת and you say to them, when you come into the land which I give you, then the land itself will keep a Sabbath to ליהוה. 3 Six years you will sow your field and six years you will prune your vineyard …

Emor (Speak to the Kohen)

This Torah portion gives the laws for the Kohanim, whose Divine service places upon them a particular responsibility to maintain higher standards of righteous behavior and purity. Leviticus 21:1 And יהוה said to Moses, speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron וְאמַרְת and you say to them, No priest will be defiled for the dead among his people: Question: …

ACHAREI MOT (after the death of Aaron’s sons)/ KEDOSHIM (sacred ones)

Leviticus 16:1 And יהוה spoke to Moses after the death of the two sons of Aaron when they offered sacrifices before יהוה and died; 2 And יהוה said to Moses, speak to Aaron your brother, so that he does not come at all times into the sacred place within the veil before the mercy seat which is upon the Ark, …

TAZRIA (tzara’at) / METZORA (one being diseased)

Leviticus 13:1 And יהוה spoke to Moses and Aaron saying, 2 When a man shall have in the skin of his flesh a שְׂאת lifted up of (rising) a scab, or a bright spot, and it be in the skin of his flesh like the plague of tzara’at (leprosy); then he shall be brought to Aaron the priest, or to …

Sh’mini (Eighth Day)

Leviticus 9:1 It came to pass on the eighth day, that Moses called Aaron and his sons and the elders of Israel. C-MATS Question:  The Hebrew word (it came) always indicates that trouble or grief is associated with the narrative. What sadness could there have been on that joyous first day of Nissan? Until the sin of the Golden Calf, …