Parashat Pinchas: Remember Us

Parashat Pinchas: Remember Us

It’s quite easy to make generalizations about the typical disregard of women and their rights throughout the Torah. And, for the most part, you’d probably be right if you assumed that the Torah tends to either ignore or diminish most Israelite women. This week’s portion, Parashat Pinchas (Numbers 25:10-30:1), with its mention of Serach bat… Continue Reading

Parashat Naso: The Adulteress Wife, The Nazirite, & The Priest

Parashat Naso: The Adulteress Wife, The Nazirite, & The Priest

Parashat Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89) begins with instructions to the three sub-groups of Levites (Gershonites, Kohathites, and Merarites) and what their individual responsibilities in the Tabernacle will be. While it is fascinating to read about the equitable division of labor, later chapters of this week’s portion focus on three key figures in the community: The Sotah… Continue Reading

Parashat Behar-Bechukotai: Whose Free Will is This, Anyway?

Parashat Behar-Bechukotai: Whose Free Will is This, Anyway?

Many thanks to Herb Ross for leading Scrollers this Shabbat! I encourage you all to come into the sanctuary following Scrollers for our Shabbat Morning Service, featuring the Bar Mitzvah celebration of Bryce Connelly. Here is Herb’s preview for Saturday session on Parashat Behar-Bechukotai (Leviticus 25:1-27:34). The corresponding Haftarah portion is found in Jeremiah 16:19-17:14.… Continue Reading

Parashat Emor: Of Mohawks and Tattoos

Parashat Emor: Of Mohawks and Tattoos

“The Eternal said to Moses: Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: None shall defile himself for any [dead] person among his kin, except for the relatives that are closest to him: his mother, his father, his son, his daughter, and his brother; also for a virgin sister, close to him because she… Continue Reading

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