Parashat Acharei Mot, Leviticus 16:1-18:30, "Life Blood"

by Tom Killoran

April 23, 2022

(Lev.17:10-12) Sandwiched between two verses commanding the Israelites not to eat blood is the reason why they were not to eat it: the life was in the blood! But what was it about the life in the blood when the rest of the animal could be eaten? A closer look reveals that there is an important difference between the life in the blood of an animal, and the LIfe that is in the blood of man!
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