This is one of a few select parashiyot coveted by bat mitzvah girls, by adult b'not mitzvah , and by all who seek opportunities to learn more about
"R. Nathan said: Women's tenacity is stronger than men's. The men of Israel [being willing to give up the Land] said: 'Let us make a captain and let us return to Egypt' (Numbers 14:4).
The narrative of Parashat Pinchas is disturbing: the grandson of the High Priest Aaron slew two people, and was rewarded. Was he a zealot or not? He took lives.
Five sisters in Parashat Pinchas — Mahlah, Noah, Hoglah, Milcah, and Tirzah (also known as Zelophehad's daughters) — challenge the tradition th
This Shabbat's Torah portion, Parashat Pinchas, begins by referring to an event that occurred at the end of the prior one, when Pinchas, Aaron's grandson, killed Zimri, a scion of the Sime
Having myself been in Washington, D.C.
In this Torah portion, Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89), we learn about the Nazirite and the Nazirites now.
The Nazir reminds us that our task is, as Rabbi Zimmerman explains, "not to separate from our community and people and not to abstain from life's joys but rather to affirm life at its best, to join
On the day that the Mishkan was fully erected, the princely chieftains were instructed to bring identical tribal offerings to the Mishkan (Numbers 7:10).
Rabbi Frishman makes a profoundly important argument at a critical moment of crisis in America and across the world.
I had never had a mystical experience until I entered the wilderness of Sinai about twenty years ago. At the time, I didn't know I has having a mystical experience.
On my own spiritual journey I've discovered that every person is blessed and holy, that each of us is touched with a spark of the divine.