Torah Commentary

Torah Commentary

Echoes of the Wilderness, Part II: A Pulse, Not a Pause

Many commentaries on Parashat Naso focus on the words of the Priestly Blessing. One aspect of the Priestly Blessing that often goes overlooked called out to me. An odd thing to say, given the fact that this portion of the blessing is literally voiceless.

Blessings and Curses – Parashat B'chukotai

The Israelites are told that blessings will flow if they live by God's rules. However, if they choose to stray from God's path, consequences will follow. Sometimes, this logic works; mitzvot lead to mitzvot and transgressions often lead to further transgressions.