Feeding Our Souls, One Shabbat at a Time


Shabbat Beha’alotcha (Numbers 8:1 – 12:16)

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So many interesting ideas clamor for attention this week:

  • silver trumpets and the logistics of getting any number of Israelites moving on time;
  • Moses getting fed up with the non-stop whining, and as a solution appointing 70 elders to over see things (how helpful do you think 70 old Jewish men were, exactly?).
  • Then some of the elders start prophesizing, and pimply-faced Joshua gets his knickers in a twist about it.

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