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Daily Aliya for Kedoshim, Rishon (1st Aliya)

General Overview: Dozens of commandments are discussed in this week’s Parsha, Kedoshim. Among them: various mandatory gifts for the poor, love for every Jew, prohibition against sorcery, honesty in business dealings, and sexual morality.

Aliya Summary: G‑d commands the Jewish people to be holy (a deep term). This section then briefly discuses several laws: revering parents; observing the Shabbat; prohibitions against idolatry; the obligation to burn “leftover” sacrificial flesh; the obligation to leave certain parts of one’s harvest for the poor; not to lie, cheat, withhold wages, swear falsely, curse or mislead another.