Torah Reading — 12 Sivan 5778 — 26 May 2018

Nasso: Numbers 4:21 – 7:89 נשאפרשת  A Kohen’s duty The original plan was that the first-born sons would be the spiritual leaders. Then the kohanim were appointed in their place, which is why the kohanim and not the first-borns bless the congregation with the Priestly Blessing that is sourced in today’s Torah reading. Why were…

Torah Reading — 5 Sivan 5778 — 19 May 2018

Bamidbar: Numbers 1:1 – 4:20 במדברפרשת  The father of them all The Torah says, “These are the generations of Aaron and Moses” (Num. 3:1). The verse then lists Aaron’s descendants but not those of Moses, yet we know that Moses definitely did have children. What has happened that the verse refers to generations but says…