- Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom
- Duration: 38 min
Asher Lifneikhem: Unraveling The Riddle of Parashat Arayot
- 22 min 31 sec
The last third of Parashat Aharei Mot is devoted to a list of prohibited sexual liaisons which are, as the text presents, the deviant behaviors of the Egyptians - whose land we just left - and of the Canaanites - into whose land we are entering. However, a closer look at both of these phrases leaves us wondering as to which Egyptians and which Canaanites we might be tempted to imitate. The shiur addresses this conundrum.