Bamidbar

“Parsha to the Point” – Bamidbar 5777

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1 – 4:20) Rabbi David Stav  This Shabbat, we’ll read the opening Torah portion of the fourth of the five Books of Moses ­– the Book of Bamidbar. Then, later in the week, we will celebrate the holiday of Shavuot, which our rabbis termed “the time of the giving of the Torah” (no explicit …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Bamidbar 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –“And God spoke to Moses in the Sinai Desert, in the tent of meeting, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they left the Land of Egypt.” How can we transform a no man’s land into a domain of sanctity? The Book …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Bamidbar 5776

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1 – 4:20)/ Shavuot  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – The Scroll of Ruth contains one of the most idyllic stories in the Bible, a tale of “autumnal love” between a widow (Ruth) and a widower (Boaz), within the backdrop of diaspora intermarriage, conversion to Judaism, and the agricultural life in ancient Israel.  The …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Bamidbar 5776

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1 – 4:20)/ Shavuot  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – The Scroll of Ruth contains one of the most idyllic stories in the Bible, a tale of “autumnal love” between a widow (Ruth) and a widower (Boaz), within the backdrop of diaspora intermarriage, conversion to Judaism, and the agricultural life in ancient Israel.  The …

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אור תורה: במדבר תשע”ו

Yoni Rosensweig

“קח את הלויים” הרב יוני רוזנצוייג מדוע מקפידה התורה על הפרדה גמורה בין הלויים לבין עם ישראל ומצווה על מפקד שלהם בפני עצמם בלבד? מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ה אייר תשע”ו, 02/06/2016 רשת במדבר מכילה בתוכה רשימות טכניות של מספרי בני ישראל, כאשר כל מניין ומניין נעשה בצורה קצת שונה. הפרק הראשון מביא …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Bamidbar 5776

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20)  Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Bamidbar lends its name to the entire book of Bamidbar (Numbers). This name was not chosen merely because the word “Bamidbar” appears in the first pasuk (verse) of the book, but rather because the content focuses on the sojourns of the People of Israel in the desert as they …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Bamidbar 5776

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20)  Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Bamidbar lends its name to the entire book of Bamidbar (Numbers). This name was not chosen merely because the word “Bamidbar” appears in the first pasuk (verse) of the book, but rather because the content focuses on the sojourns of the People of Israel in the desert as they …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Bechukotai 5776

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Bechukotai (Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And I shall provide peace in the land and you shall lie down at night without fear.” (Leviticus 26:6) This Torah portion comes at the end of The Book of Leviticus, called by our Sages “the Torah of the Kohen-Priests” – the religious …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Bechukotai 5776

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Bechukotai (Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And I shall provide peace in the land and you shall lie down at night without fear.” (Leviticus 26:6) This Torah portion comes at the end of The Book of Leviticus, called by our Sages “the Torah of the Kohen-Priests” – the religious …

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