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Dvar Torah for Naso 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Naso 7th Aliyah

The Torah describes the tribal leaders’ gifts and totals the weights given (7:84–88). Why do we need the Torah to sum up all that was donated? Sifsei Chachamim suggests that the totals highlight the...

Dvar Torah for Naso 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Naso 6th Aliyah

The Torah enumerates the gifts that each leader brought, including those that were brought on the seventh day (7:48), which, according to the Oznayim LaTorah, was Shabbos. The rule is that voluntary...

Dvar Torah for Naso 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Naso 5th Aliyah

On the day that the Mishkan is inaugurated, the Nesiim bring individual gifts; six wagons were used to transport twelve oxen, one ox per tribe (7:3). Why does the Torah specify how the oxen were...

Dvar Torah for Naso 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Naso 4th Aliyah

As part of the blessings that Moshe bestows upon the children of Israel just before his death, the tribe of Yosef is blessed with a bountiful portion that poetically mentions ample rain, dew, and...

Dvar Torah for Naso 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Naso 3rd Aliyah

The Torah describes the restitution to be made for any wrongdoing and ends with a general statement: “A man’s holy things shall belong to him; whatever a man gives to the Kohen will be his” (5:10)....

Dvar Torah for Naso 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Naso 2nd Aliyah

The Torah tells us that the Leviim that performed the service in the Mishkan were between the ages of thirty and fifty, and “are fit to perform the service for the service…” (4:47). What is the...

Dvar Torah for Naso 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Naso 1st Aliyah

Moshe is instructed to “take a census of the sons of Gershon, of them too, following their fathers’ houses, according to their families” (4:22). This instruction raises several questions: (1) Why is...