9 Nissan 5783 – 31 maart 2023
“The fire on the altar shall be kept burning on it. Do not extinguish it” (Leviticus 6:5).
The final phrase “lo tichbeh” is normally translated as ‘do not extinguish it’.
The Maggid of Mezeritch, however, had a creative spin on how to read this phrase. He took it as an imperative to extinguish the “no” – to eliminate negativity from our lives.
By Rabbi Michael Skobac
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