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Mourning Miriam

Parshat Chukat (Numbers 19:1-22:1)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/mourning_miriam_20070622

Moshe was one of a kind. "None ever rose again like Moshe." At the same time, in very powerful ways, Moshe and Miriam were two of a kind. Their personalities and passions overlapped generously. And despite being separated over decades during Moshe's extended sojourn in Midian, their destinies and their souls remained intertwined. When one of them left this world, the other descended into grief-stricken crisis.

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