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Torah Talk for Parashat Bamidbar

June 1, 2016 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, Moshe conducts a census of the Israelites and the Levites, and he sets up the structure of the wilderness encampment; Hashem describes the unique duties of the Kehati family from where the cohanim (priests) come.

The Torah contains many hidden messages. Some of these messages appear in the names used in the Torah. Every Biblical name is rife with meaning. As a matter of fact, some children are given names specifically to send messages to Bnei Yisrael. Read more >