Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
By:
JTA
What is being described as the oldest Torah scroll known to exist has been discovered in the library of the University of Bologna.
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Shelach Lecha, Numbers 13:1-15:41
By:
Rabbi Adam Zeff
Observing Shabbat, keeping kosher, celebrating holidays, and even giving tzedakah and following ethical business practices all are only possible in the context of community.
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Beha’alotecha, 8:1-12:16
By:
Rabbi Danielle Stillman
When the people complain in this week’s portion, Beha’alo­techa, one of their main complaints is about the food. They want meat, and reminisce about the food they enjoyed in Egypt: fish, cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic. And they complain about the food they do have: manna. “There is nothing at all! Nothing but this manna to look to!”
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NASO, Numbers 4:21-7:89
By:
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon
Rabbi Shmuel Jablon examines the verses that serve as the source of the mitzvah for Kohanim to bless the Jewish people every day.
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B’Midbar, Numbers 1:1-4:20
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
B'Midbar is the first portion of the fourth book of the Torah. The word means "in the wilderness," and "aptly captures the challenges the book describes,” says Professor Tamara Eskenazi.
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