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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Sefer Bamidbar

The Daughters of Tzelofhad: Law, Plot, and Narrative

by Rabbi Nachman Levine Posted on November 29, 2016

Of Nursing Mothers and Stern Fathers

by Rabbi Zvi Grumet Posted on November 29, 2016

Why Didn’t Moshe Rabbeinu Apologize After the Sin at Mei Meriva?

by Rabbi Hayyim Angel Posted on November 28, 2016

The Camp of Israel and the Space of Yaakov

by Rabbi Nachman Levine Posted on November 28, 2016

The “Gap Years” in Sefer Bemidbar; Unpacking the Second Half of the Book

by Rabbi Menachem Leibtag Posted on November 23, 2016

Nurturing Mothers and Stern Fathers— Moshe Learns Leadership

by Rabbi Zvi Grumet Posted on November 23, 2016

This Book is “Out of Order”— Why Didn’t God Fix It?

by Rabbi Gad Dishi Posted on November 23, 2016

GAD DISHI…

A Lesson in Listening

by Michelle Friedman, MD Posted on November 7, 2016

In this week’s portion we come across a striking word usage that occurs only twice in Torah, both times in Bamidbar, the Book of Numbers. The phrase changes slightly, Lama nigara, lama yigara, translated as “Why should we/it be lessened/diminished,” and is found in what appears to be two disparate stories.…

Hear Ye Rebels: A Fresh Look at Moses, Aaron, the Stick and the Rock Narrative

by Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom Posted on November 1, 2016

The Paradox of the Parah Adumah

by Rabbi Mosheh Lichtenstein Posted on November 1, 2016

Aharon Hakohen, the Sotah and the Run-Away Killer: The Law and the Narrative

by Rabbi Nachman Levine Posted on November 1, 2016