This week’s parsha is Shimini, covering Levitucus 9:1-11:47. Shimini (שְּׁמִינִי) is translated from Hebrew as “eighth” and delves into the consecration of the Tabernacle and the intricate rules of keeping Kosher.
As far a commandments go, Shimini contains six positive and eleven negative commandments, all related to behavior of the Kohen and dietary restrictions.
Translations, via JTS, is available at
Commentary can be found at:
Rabbi Ted Falcon:http://www.rabbitedfalcon.com/weekly-focus/
And animated, at G-dcast: http://www.g-dcast.com/shemini