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The Torah Learning Library of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah

Category: Sefer Bamidbar

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

by Rabbi Gad DishiPosted on November 23, 2016


A Lesson in Listening

by Michelle Friedman, MDPosted 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 EtshalomPosted on November 1, 2016

The Paradox of the Parah Adumah

by Rabbi Mosheh LichtensteinPosted on November 1, 2016

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

by Rabbi Nachman LevinePosted on November 1, 2016

From the Hatzotzrot (Ch. 10) to Yaaleh Veyavo: The Sources of Our Tefillot in Numbers

by Rabbi Menachem LeibtagPosted on November 1, 2016

The Holidays in Parshat Pinchas: What Are They Doing in Sefer Bemidbar?

by Rabbi Menachem LeibtagPosted on October 27, 2016

Was Joshua Almost Condemned As One of the Meraglim?

by Dr. Ari MermelsteinPosted on October 27, 2016

Moshe the Man, the Leader and the Prophet: Why It Didn’t Work

by Leah HerzogPosted on October 27, 2016

Bemidbar Ch. 12: Was Moses’ Prophecy Unique?

by Rabbi Yitzchak EtshalomPosted on October 27, 2016

Outline Versus Timeline: How To Understand and Teach Sefer Bemidbar

by Rabbi Menachem LeibtagPosted on October 27, 2016

Parshat Balak: Midrash and Archaeology in the Talmudic Village

by Dr. Steven FinePosted on October 26, 2016