In this week’s Torah Portion, Naso, God seems to be singling out for special instructions, specific groups among the children of Israel. It’s as though God is taking care of items on a cosmic “To Do” list: Assign tasks for transporting parts of the Mishkan to the Gershon and Merari families (Numbers 4:21-49) Send “impure” […]
May God bless and guard your sacred space May God’s light fill your being with grace May you always be true So God’s presence shines through And reflect the true peace of God’s face.
I have two limericks for Naso. The first deals with the troubling rules of the Sotah – the suspected adultress. According to the text, if you suspect that your wife has been unfaithful, the Priests are to administer a special, bitter potion. If she is guilty, according to the text, her “thigh” will swell (euphemism […]