As Tisha B’Av and Parashat Vayikra approach, Rabbi Dr. Nathan Lopes Cardozo considers the loss of the Batei HaMikdash (the Temples), the building of the Third Beit HaMikdash and its services, and particularly the meaning of animal sacrifices.
This discussion leads to various interesting conclusions as to the value of human life, sacrifice, the existential meaning of life and even Hashem’s very presence in the world!
Read Rabbi Cardozo's essay here: https://www.cardozoacademy.org/thoughtstoponder/parashat-vayikra-the-challenge-of-tisha-bav-and-the-temple-sacrifices/
Shabbat Shalom and wishing you a meaningful fast,
The Team at the David Cardozo Academy
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