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Torah Talk for Parashat Naso

May 30, 2017 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, Hashem describes the service of the Gershon family of Levi’im (Levites); laws relating to the sotah (suspected adulteress) and the nazir (nazirite) are given; Hashem tells Moshe and Aharon the Birkat Cohanim (Priestly Blessing); the heads of tribes bring gifts to the Mishkan (Tabernacle).

N’zirut, the act of becoming a nazir, is an interesting phenomenon. Indeed, the laws regarding n’zurut in this parasha are so complex that an entire tractate of Talmud is devoted to the subject. Read more >