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Parashah B'Midbar (In the Desert) Numbers 1 - 4:20

We begin the 4th book of the Torah.

God commands that a census be taken so that we know how many we have that are able to serve, both in the military and for the service of the Tabernacle. 746 more words


What happened to the lost tribes of Israel?

When people refer to the “lost tribes of Israel,” they usually have in mind the ten tribes of the Northern Kingdom that fell to Assyria… 523 more words


Why was Israel divided into the Southern Kingdom and Northern Kingdom?

Throughout their history in the Promised Land, the children of Israel struggled with conflict among the tribes. The disunity went back all the way to the patriarch Jacob, who presided over a house divided. 597 more words


Rosh Chodesh Nisan

Rosh Chodesh Nissan will be arriving this Saturday.  Nisan’s astrological sign is the lamb.  For the Egyptians this symbol was wealth and power.   For the Jews, this sign was what they would sacrifice for G-d.  327 more words

Jewish Thought

Deuteronomy 33: A Final Poetic Blessing

1 This is the blessing with which Moses, the man of God, blessed the Israelites before his death. 2 He said:
The LORD came from Sinai, and dawned from Seir upon us; he shone forth from Mount Paran. 1,644 more words

Biblical Reflections

When There is No Rule

“In those days there was no king in Israel: and in those days the tribe of the Danites sought them an inheritance to dwell in; for unto that day all their inheritance had not fallen unto them among the tribes of Israel.” Judges 18:1 (KJV)

Also see Judges 17:6 and 21:25