How To Read The Book Of Vayikra

What Is The Book Of Leviticus Really About?

Immanuel Shalev

Immanuel Shalev



Reading the book of Leviticus is tough – practically no narrative, really difficult topics and themes. For instance, holiness, purity, and sacrifice – how are we supposed to relate to those concepts in the 21st century? How are we meant to understand the meaning of Leviticus, and its myriad laws, today?

In this week's video for Vayikra (Leviticus 1:1–5:26), we learn how to read the perplexing Book of Leviticus. By unlocking the central themes in Leviticus, we can start to learn what the Book of Leviticus is really about.