“You must make yourself like a wilderness in order to receive the Torah” (Bamidbar Rabbah 19:26).
This week’s parsha, Bamidbar, begins the Book of the...
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Question: What do Isaac, Jacob and Moses have in common?
Great wisdom? Beards? Jewish mothers?
Answer: None of them would have been qualified to...
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In the second half of this week’s double Torah portion, we encounter a disease that may be called “biblical leprosy.” The stricken person’s skin turns...
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