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Vayikra Rabbah is a midrash on the Book of Leviticus containing sermons based on the opening verses of the book's sections. It consists largely of materials from older works like Genesis Rabbah, Pesikta d’Rav Kahana, and the Jerusalem and Babylonian Talmuds. It was compiled sometime between the fifth and seventh centuries.
Composed: Talmudic Israel/Babylon, 500 CE