By Rav Chanoch Waxman
The deaths of Nadav and Avihu constitute one of the more mysterious events of Sefer Vayikra. The Torah presents the story in no more than two short verses:
(by Yehuda HaKohen) – Rabbi Tzadok HaKohen teaches in Tzidkat HaTzadik that kedusha (generally translated into English as “holiness”) connotes a total dedication to serving HaShem as a vehicle to reveal His Divine Ideal in this world.
by Rav Yoel Bin-Nun – Yeshivat Har Etzion – The eighth day (as described in Vayikra 9), the day of the revelation of the Shekhina, is unquestionably a continuation of the events of the seven days of “milu’im” (consecration) which preceded it. However,