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Tag Archives: Parshat Bamidbar

[PCJE Dvar Torah] No Accounting for Love

Posted on May 22, 2014 by Naomi Minsky

The opening chapter of Sefer Bemidbar looks like a page taken from a statistical text book. As is fitting for its English name ‘Numbers’ the majority of the chapter is a long list of numbers. The chapter describes God commanding Moses and Aaron to take a census. It continues by providing a detailed record of Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Bamidbar 5773

Posted on May 10, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

This week Rabbi Michael Hattin discusses Parashat Bemidbar. Bemidbar ’73 Shabbat shalom!

[PCJE Dvar Torah] Is Your Honor Also My Honor? by Hannah Perlis

Posted on May 9, 2013 by Hannah Perlis

פרשת במדבר Parshat Bimidbar Imagine that you are applying for a promotion at work and your dear friend gets that promotion instead of you even though you’ve worked really hard. Do you support that friend, or do you become resentful, and secretly a little jealous? In this week’s Parsha, Bimidbar, after a lengthy census, the Continue Reading »

במדבר, bamidbar

Posted on May 29, 2011 by Avi Strausberg

i’m a bit embarrassed to say i’ve noticed an unsettling theme in my dvrei torah.  i’m drawn to the characters and the storylines in which the israelities, moshe, aharon, whomever, is called upon to do the work of God and it just seems like its too much for them.  it’s too scary, too dangerous, or Continue Reading »