Weekly Unscrolled Torah Portion: Hukkat
“Moo. Please no murder me.I am red cow. Know you how many of me there is in world? Not many! More particular: I am red cow, no blemish. See how pretty! No yoke has been laid on me. This mean inside of egg, make me sticky and yellow. I no sticky! My hide soft, clean. Nice for petting, if you into that sort of thing.”
Rachel Axler, TV writer and producer, known for Veep, The Daily Show and New Girl, is this week’s Unscrolled contributor. She provides commentary from the perspective of the red heifer, the strange and esoteric ritual referenced in this week’s Torah portion.