Behaalotecha (When you set up the lamps)

    Numbers 11:1 And when the people complained, it displeased יהוה: and יהוה heard it and his anger flared up; and the fire of יהוה burnt among them and consumed those who were on the outskirts of the camp. 2 And the people cried to Moses; and when Moses prayed to יהוה, the fire was stopped. 3 And he …

Naso (Take a count)

Question: It is impossible for a person to acquire even one iota of someone else’s rightful possessions. How do you understand this, and how does this relate to the concept of stealing? A person’s possessions are not merely haphazard acquisitions; rather, יהוה has arranged that whatever we need for accomplishing our spiritual life-task comes into our hands in a legitimate …

Bamidbar (In the desert)

Numbers 1:1 And יהוה spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the Tabernacle of the Congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they had come out of the land of Egypt, saying, 2 Take you את־ the sum of all the congregation of the Children of Israel, after their families, by …