Emor – Weapons or Umbilic

How do you use your voice? Is it a vehicle for exercise of power and control? Or does it bely fears and insecurities? Or is it an instrument of vocal touch and meaningful connection? The name of this week’s Parsha, Emor, means ‘to speak’. G-d instructs Moshe how to speak gently to the Kohanim and the Jewish people generally.