Leviticus


Introduction to Leviticus From the New American Bible

Vayikra - Chapter 1 The text of Leviticus along with the commentary by the 11th-century rabbi Rashi

Vayikra (Book of Leviticus) Massoretic, Hebrew, Aramaic, JPS, Kaplan texts of Leviticus from the Jewish Publication Society Bible

Leviticus iTanakh's collection of links, courtesy of R. Christopher Heard of Milligan College

Leviticus: Instruction for the Priests By Baruch A. Levine, in Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary

Leviticus Resources from Early Jewish Writings

The Problem of Magic and Monotheism in the Book of Leviticus By Rüdiger Schmitt, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 2008

A Goat To Go to Azazel By Aron Pinker, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 2007

Atonement through Blood in Leviticus By P M Venter, Universiteit van Pretoria, in Verbum et Ecclesia, 2005

On Contagions: Leviticus and the Fascination of the Abomination By Gerald Majer, Associate Professor of English and Interdisciplinary Studies at Villa Julie College, Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory, 2001

Equilibrium and the Sacred Compass: The Structure of Leviticus By John H. Walton in Bulletin for Biblical Research, 2001

On Contagions: Leviticus and the Fascination of the Abomination By Gerald Majer, Villa Julie College, Journal for Cultural and Religious Theory , April 2001

Was the Goat for Azazel Destined for the Wrath of God? By Jacqueline C.R. De Roo in Biblica, 2000

"Listen Your Way in with Your Mouth": A Reading of Leviticus By Franziska Bark in Judaism, Spring 1999
The Strangeness of Leviticus By Bernard Harrison in Judaism, Spring 1999
Response -- Leviticus: Drawing Near the Other By Susan E. Shapiro in Judaism, Spring 1999

Leviticus, Deconstruction and the Body By Francis Landy in Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 1999

Leviticus By Emil G. Hirsch and George A. Barton in The Jewish Encyclopedia, 1910

Nasi – Prime Minister or President? By Rabbi Judah Zoldan, Midrashah for Women, Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel

"And ... restore that which he got through robbery" By Dr. Avraham Gottlieb, Interdisciplinary Department of Jewish Studies, Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel

Sinning Unwittingly (Bishgaga) By Joseph Agur, of blessed memory, Department of Talmud, Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel





The Dearness of Every Jew (Leviticus 1:1-5:26) By Eli Touger in In the Garden of the Torah

Making Connections: The Message of Mitzvos (Leviticus 6:1-8:36) By Eli Touger in In the Garden of the Torah

Transcendence and Immanence (Leviticus 9:1-11:47) By Eli Touger in In the Garden of the Torah

Leviticus 10:1: Strange Fire and an Odd Name By Richard S. Hess in Bulletin for Biblical Research, 2002

Conceiving New Life (Leviticus 12:1-13:59) By Eli Touger in In the Garden of the Torah

Mashiach's Name (Leviticus 14:1-15:33) By Eli Touger in In the Garden of the Torah

Leviticus 19: You Shall Be Holy By W. Gunther Plaut, from The Torah: A Modern Commentary

"The Editor Was Nodding." A Reading of Leviticus 19 Moshe Kline, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 2008

The Relationship between the Sacrificial Laws and the Other Laws in Leviticus 19 Alfred Marx, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures, 2008

11QPaleoLev (11Q1) Leviticus scroll; image, commentary, and sample of translation from the Library of Congress exhibit

Blasphemy, Talion, and Chiasmus: The Marriage of Form and Content in Lev 24,13-23 By Timothy M. Willis in <>Biblica, 2009

Leviticus 24:15b-16: A Crux Revisited By Bernon P. Lee, Grace College, Winona Lake, Indiana, in Bulletin for Biblical Research, 2006

Property in Persons: Re-reading Scriptural Economics Robert Gibbs, University of Toronto. About Lev 25:35 -43