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Parshas Tetzaveh/Zachor - Aderes HaTorah
In this week's Parsha, Hakadash Boruch Hu tells Moshe Rabeinu to bring close Aharon and his children to become the Kohanim. The Pasuk says "he has to bring them close, from amongst Klal Yisroel". Why does the Posuk mention that he has to bring them "from amongst Klal Yisroel"?
Perhaps the answer is that Aharon and his children were chosen to be leaders of Klal Yisroel and as such, they had to be people that Klal Yisroel can relate to. These leaders have to be someone that was "amongst" Klal Yisroel enabling them to feel like he is one of them, not someone who is distant or irrelevant
Our leaders have to be role models, they have to stand out but not stand apart. Through this they can help inspire Klal Yisroel to help us achieve our greatest potential and connecting with Hakadash Boruch Hu..
Time for Krias HaMegillah
It is forbidden to read the Megillah at night before the appearance of (three) stars, even though one is greatly suffering due to the fast. However, one may taste a little1 before the Megillah (reading), such as coffee and similar (drinks), in order to slightly strengthen oneself from the weakness of the fast. (KSA 141:8)