Monthly Archives: May 2013

B’Haalot’cha Numeri 8:1 – 12:16 בְּהַעֲלֹתְךָ

Complaints and Moses the Man:  I’d rather go home!  At the beginning Moses’ father Law Reuel the (Sudan) is saying he is not coming along Moses and the Israelites, but rather returns to his country (Artzi) and birth-land (Moladeti).  This … Continue reading

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Naso נָשׂא Numbers 4:21-7:89,Judges 13. 2-25 שֹׁפְטִים and Shavuot

The priests good life.      In previous chapters where the sacrifice procedures are  describes it is evident that the priests are benefiting from their service.  Some of the servings are explicitly to be eaten by them fully or in … Continue reading

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The Bride and the Maniac: Hosea 2:1-22 B’Midbar בְּמִדְבַּר – Numeri 1:1 – 4:20

  It is refreshing that after all the laws and prescriptions the first chapters of B’Midbar bring us back to more mundane matters, namely the counting of the men of fighting age.  Very interesting is the interpretation of the word … Continue reading

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