Naso (Take a census)

Numbers 4:21 And יהוה spoke to Moses saying, 22 Take את־ a count of the sons of Gershon, also, by the houses אבֹתם of their fathers; by their families; 23 From thirty years old to fifty years old count אותם them; all who will enter in to perform the service, to do the work in the Tabernacle of the Congregation. …

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 …

Leviticus 26:3 If you walk in My statutes וְאת־ and keep My commandments and do אתם them; 4 Then I will give you rain in its season and the land will yield its produce and the trees of the field will yield their fruit. C-MATS Question: Why does it say throughout the Torah, “If you obey, you will receive such …

BEHAR (on the mountain)

Leviticus 25:1 And יהוה spoke to Moses at Mount Sinai saying, 2 Speak to the Children of Israel וְאמַרְת and you say to them, when you come into the land which I give you, then the land itself will keep a Sabbath to ליהוה. 3 Six years you will sow your field and six years you will prune your vineyard …

Emor (Speak to the Kohen)

This Torah portion gives the laws for the Kohanim, whose Divine service places upon them a particular responsibility to maintain higher standards of righteous behavior and purity. Leviticus 21:1 And יהוה said to Moses, speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron וְאמַרְת and you say to them, No priest will be defiled for the dead among his people: Question: …