Tagged ‘Bemidbar’

Bemidbar 5778

May 17, 2018 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

Seeing Those We Overlook A D’var Torah for Bemidbar by Rabbi Heidi Hoover (’11) When we study our Torah portions, we often notice what’s missing, what’s not said. What happens during the three days between the time God tells Abraham … Continue reading »


Parashat Bemidbar

May 24, 2017 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

Parashat Bemidbar: Tribalism or Multitribalism? Rabbi Jill Hammer The first parashah in the Book of Numbers (or in Hebrew Bemidbar) makes a significant point of listing the census numbers of each tribe (adult males able to go to war) as … Continue reading »


Parashat Bemidbar

November 5, 2014 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

Bemidbar Hazan Marcia Lane Where Am I? (or “Stuck in the Middle Again!”) The fourth book of the Torah, Bemidbar, begins with one of those statements that sounds, at least to me, as if it was being narrated by Charlton Heston. “The … Continue reading »


Parashat BeMidbar

May 25, 2011 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah, News

By Rabbi Alan Abraham Kay The fourth book of our Torah is called BeMidbar in Hebrew, meaning, “in the desert,” and Numbers in English, referring to the first parashah (also called BeMidbar) in which we learn the numbers of men … Continue reading »


Parashat BeMidbar

May 13, 2010 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

By Karen Levine Rabbi David Max Eichhorn, an American Army chaplain, stood on a makeshift podium in the middle of the vast roll call square. On a table behind Rabbi Eichhorn sat a simple wooden ark that held a rescued … Continue reading »


Parashat B’midbar

May 21, 2009 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

By Kaya Stern-Kaufman Chapter two of B ‘midbar describes the arrangement and organization of the Israelite camp in the wilderness. The mishkan, God’s tabernacle, is to reside in the center of the camp. It is surrounded by the tribe of … Continue reading »


Parashat Bemidbar

May 16, 2007 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

Israel’s ‘New’ Tribes By Irwin Huberman This week, as we begin reading Bemidbar, the fourth book of the Torah ‘ Numbers ‘ God commands Moses to conduct a count of males 20 years of age and older. The parashah (the … Continue reading »


Parashat Bemidbar

May 26, 2006 | Filed in: Bamidbar, Divrei Torah

Counting the Models of Religious Leadership in The Book of NumbersBy Rabbi Rena Kieval I would like to dedicate this dvar Torah about religious leadership to my fellow graduates, my teachers, and all the students at AJR, where individuals are … Continue reading »