Acharay Values

What are they?

  • Personal Responsibility
    • What do you think “taking responsibility” really means?
  • Atonement
    • Sacrifices were for specific purposes – they were ways to ask for forgiveness for bad deeds or sins. How do you take personal responsibility?
  • Kashrut
    • What are the rules about what we can and cannot eat? Why would we have them?
  • Holidays
  • Think about all the holidays we observe. What themes do you find in common? What are the differences? How would you explain this all to a friend?


Another view for you:

In this portion we read about the custom of Scapegoating. Read this article: and answer these questions:

  1. Do you ever blame others for your actions?
  2. How does it feel when you get blamed for something someone else does?
  3. What do you do if you see someone falsely accused?