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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 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

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

by Rabbi Menachem Leibtag Posted on November 1, 2016

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

by Rabbi Menachem Leibtag Posted on October 27, 2016

Was Joshua Almost Condemned As One of the Meraglim?

by Dr. Ari Mermelstein Posted on October 27, 2016

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

by Leah Herzog Posted on October 27, 2016

Bemidbar Ch. 12: Was Moses’ Prophecy Unique?

by Rabbi Yitzchak Etshalom Posted on October 27, 2016

Outline Versus Timeline: How To Understand and Teach Sefer Bemidbar

by Rabbi Menachem Leibtag Posted on October 27, 2016

Parshat Balak: Midrash and Archaeology in the Talmudic Village

by Dr. Steven Fine Posted on October 26, 2016