Naso II

II נָשֹׂא
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Numbers 6:1-7:89

When Is Naso II Read?

/ 14 Sivan 5786
/ 14 Sivan 5787


  • The obligations of a nazirite vow are explained. They include abstaining from alcohol and not cutting one's hair. (6:1-21)
  • God tells Moses how to teach Aaron and his sons the Priestly Blessing. (6:22-27)
  • Moses consecrates the Sanctuary, and the tribal chieftains bring offerings. Moses then speaks with God inside the Tent of Meeting. (7:1-89)

Ten Minutes of Torah: Naso II Commentary

an image of two men and a woman on the bema in a sactuary praying

The Power, and the Permission, to Bless

By: Rabbi Leah R. Berkowitz

In this week’s Torah portion, Naso, God provides Moses with instructions on how Aaron and his sons—the kohanim (priests)—should bless the Israelites.

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