What's Pshat?

Home » Archives » Take Two (Pesach Sheni)

Take Two (Pesach Sheni)

Preview: Theory: the “impure men” who petitioned for Pesach Sheni may have been the cousins of Nadav and Avihu: Mishael and Elzaphan. Textual observations implied/implicated by this theory include: parallels between the inauguration of the mishkan and the night of korban Pesach; between the deaths of Nadav and Avihu and the plague of the firstborns; and between the ritual reaction of the Pesach Sheni’s “impure men” compared to that of Aharon’s (other) family members following the deaths of Nadav and Avihu.

You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please . Not a Member? Join Us

Leave a Reply