Parshat Bamidbar by Rabbi Menachem Genack

Ramban, in his introduction to Bamidbar, explains that the laws of the Israelite encampment in the desert parallel those given to the people before the revelation at Mount Sinai: Just as at Mount Sinai, no one was permitted to approach the mountain when God’s...

Parshat Behar by Rabbi Elie Weissman

  Parshat Behar speaks of Shemitah, the seventh sabbatical year, when the land lies fallow, when working the ground in any way is prohibited.  And the Torah describes the experience of these years and the potential reaction of the farmer: כה:כ כי תאמרו מה נאכל בשנה...

Parshat Tazria Metzora by Rabbi Yosef Adler

Our Parsha begins with the guidelines of childbirth. It includes periods of separation between husband and wife and periods where husband and wife can be together regardless of the wife’s physical condition. On the 8th day of a baby boy’s life we are to fulfill...