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Torah Talk for Parashat Bemidbar

May 23, 2017 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

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

In the first four chapters of the book of Bemidbar, over the course of describing the census and the structure of the camp, the word mishpachah (family), or its plural, appears 55 times. Read more >