Posts tagged B’midbar

B‘midbar (In the Wilderness)

B'midbar -In the Wilderness

Numbers 1:1 to 4:20 B’midbar – Numbers … two meaningful titles for the fourth book of Torah. Each name presents a different aspect of this text. Again, both the English and Hebrew titles tell us a great deal about the future content. Numbers – The parsha we read this week begins with a census of […]

B’midbar – Torah In Haiku


  First day, second month … Year two since leaving Egypt … Intermission’s done — This week we begin the fourth of Moses’s five books. But it’s been just a little more than a year since our ancestors crossed the parted waters of the Sea of Reeds, and only one month since the Tabernacle was […]

B’midbar (In the wilderness)

B'midbar -In the Wilderness

Numbers 1:1 to 4:20 This week we begin a Book of Torah with two common titles … a Hebrew title – B’midbar (in the wilderness) and an English title – Numbers. Each give us a different perspective to the Book. Like many portions of Torah… and the titles of the Books… the name is based […]

B’midbar – Torah in Haiku

  ​ The Book of Numbers … It begins with a census … Each tribe is counted —— In Hebrew it’s called: … B’midbar – in the desert … We’re still wandering —— Numbers 1:1-2 – God spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai … Take a census of all the congregation of the people of […]

B’midbar (In the Wilderness)

Numbers 1:1 to 4:20 This book of Torah has two names: Hebrew – B’midbar – in the wilderness and English – Numbers. Each tells part of the story. “On the first day of the second month, in the second year following the exodus from the land of Egypt, the Eternal One spoke to Moses in […]

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