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Parashat Naso 5781

A D’var Torah for Parashat Naso By Rabbi Matthew Goldstone Click HERE for an audio recording of this D’var Torah Our parasha this week, Naso, contains a passage recited daily as part of the traditional liturgy, which many parents also … Continue reading »


Parashat Naso 5780

When It Really Is About The Patriarchy A D’var Torah for Parshat Naso By Rabbi David Markus Dedicated to the family of George Floyd, and peaceful change makers everywhere. I open this week’s Torah portion (Naso), and I cringe. I … Continue reading »


Parashat Naso 5779

A D’var Torah for Parashat Naso By Rabbi Heidi Hoover (’11) Last week’s Torah portion, Bemidbar, started with a lot of counting of Israelites. This week’s Torah portion, Naso, also begins with counting. The word “Naso” means “take up,” as … Continue reading »


Naso 5778

A Puzzling Law, Seen in Context A D’var Torah for Naso by Rabbi Len Levin “I will not punish their daughters for loose behavior, Nor their daughters-in-law for infidelity, For they themselves turn aside with whores And sacrifice with prostitutes” … Continue reading »


Parashat Naso

by Rabbi Michael Pitkowsky This week’s parashah contains one of the most detailed descriptions of a Biblical ritual in the entire Torah. Numbers 5:11-31 contains a description of the Sotah ritual. When a husband suspected his wife of being unfaithful … Continue reading »


Parashat Naso

by Hazzan Marcia Lane [We would like to bring to people’s attention the difference between the traditional Diaspora and Israeli Torah reading cycles for the next few months. Since this year the eighth day of Passover, which was observed by … Continue reading »


Parashat Naso

by Cantor Sandy Horowitz יְבָרֶכְךָ יְיָ וְיִשְׁמְרֶֽךָ. יָאֵר יְיָ פָּנָיו אֵלֶֽיךָ וִיחֻנֶּֽךָּ. יִשָּׂא יְיָ פָּנָיו אֵלֶֽיךָ וְיָשֵׂם לְךָ שָׁלוֹם. Numbers 6:24-26 The Ohel David Synagogue in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), home to a small group of Baghdadi Jews, was once visited … Continue reading »


Parashat Naso

By Rabba Kaya Stern-Kaufman The wilderness travels in the book of Bemidbar begin with the description of the Israelite’s camp, its orientation to the four directions: the Tabernacle at the center and the identifying banners of the twelve tribes flying … Continue reading »


Parashat Naso

“And now, gentlemen,” said d’Artagnan, without stopping to explain his conduct to Porthos, “All for one, one for all–that is our motto, is it not?” “And yet–” said Porthos. “Hold out your hand and swear!” cried Athos and Aramis at … Continue reading »


Parashat Naso

By Hayley Siegel The middle section of this week’s parashah, Naso, is definitively not for the faint of heart. As the text describes, God instructs Moses how B’nei Yisrael should deal with a woman accused of adultery by her husband. … Continue reading »