Daily Chumash Friday-Emor: The Moadim-Jewish Holidays

*The article below is an excerpt from the above Sefer

*As an Amazon Associate I earn from  qualifying purchases.


  • Sukkos-Karbanos and Melacha: On the 15th day of the seventh month is the seven-day Sukkos Holiday. One may not perform laborious work on the 1st or 8th You are to bring an offering for seven days. On the eighth day, it is to be a call of Holiness for you and you shall bring an offering to Hashem. It is an Atzeres, all laborious activity may not be performed. These are the Holidays of Hashem which are to be called a calling of holiness to bring sacrifices to Hashem, Mincha, and Nesachim, each day’s requirement on its day. This is aside for the Shabbasos of Hashem, and one’s voluntary offerings which are given to Hashem. On the 15th day, which is when you gather the grain, you are to celebrate the festival for seven days, on the first day you shall rest and on the eight day you shall rest.
  • Daled Minim: You shall take for yourselves on the first day [of Sukkos] a beautiful fruit [i.e. Esrog], the date palm branch [i.e. Lulav], branches of a cordlike tree [i.e. Hadas] and willows of a river [i.e. Aravos] and rejoice before Hashem your G-d for seven days. You are to celebrate the festival for Hashem seven days a year for all generation, during the seventh month.
  • Sukkah dwelling: One is to dwell in the Sukkah for seven days. Every native of Israel is to dwell in the Sukkah so that all your generations will know that I caused the Jewish people to dwell in Sukkos when I took them out of Egypt.
  • Moshe told the Jewish people of all the Holidays of Hashem.

About The Author

Leave A Comment?

You must be logged in to post a comment.