Bamidbar-Shavuos – Destination Within the Journey

Why is the parsha of Bamidbar always read right before the holiday of Shavuos? What is the parallel between the journey of the Jewish people through the wilderness and the counting from Pesach to Shavuos? What is greater – the traveling and counting or reaching the destination? What is the paradox of counting or journeying…

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Bimidbar – Lesson of the wilderness

Why are the Jewish people counted? What does the midrash imply by telling us how each of the names of the nesi’im had to do with some essential aspect of his tribe? Did they have any personality of their own? Why was it specifically hinted to in their names? What is the significance of the…

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