Parashat Mattot (Tribes)

Bamidbar (Numbers) 30:2–32:42 As we continue in our weekly readings, we find a tragic story that we, God’s followers, still struggle with today. In order to fully understand the story, I want to first remind … Read More

Parshiot Mattot and Masei (Tribes and Journeys)

בס״ד Parshiot Mattot and Masei (Tribes and Journeys) Numbers 30:2-32:42 and 33:1-36:13 Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4, 4:1-2 Shabbat Chazak This week we have two Torah readings. In the opening of the first portion, Parashat Mattot, … Read More

Parashat Mattot (Tribes) Numbers 30:2-32:42

בס”ד Parashat Mattot (Tribes) Numbers 30:2-32:42 Haftarah: Jeremiah 1:1-2:3 Since we have observed the fast of the 17th day of Tammuz earlier this week, we have entered into the three weeks of mourning, when we … Read More

Parshiot Mattot (tribes) and Masei (journeys)

בס”ד Parshiot Mattot (tribes) and Masei (journeys) Numbers 30:2-32:42 and 33:1-36:13 Haftarah: Jeremiah 2:4-28, 3:4, 4:1-2 Shabbat Chazak This Shabbat we read two Torah portions, Parashat Mattot and Parashat Masei. In the latter reading, one … Read More

Parashat Mattot (tribes) Numbers 30:2-32:42

בס”ד Parashat Mattot (tribes) Numbers 30:2-32:42 Haftarah: Jeremiah 1:1-2:3 Most people tend to emphasize the wrong thing. People today and people 3,500 years ago thought very similarly; in fact, people have not changed at all … Read More