Naso By Rabbi David Hartley Mark

I, Scribe Kotev ben Chibur, do set down these proceedings of our Holy Family Court, exactly as I witnessed it on the Day of the Ordeal of Suspected Wife-Adultery. [I have not, I admit, been to many of these. Nor did I know the wife well; how could I, a priest devoted to service of G-d, spend time among strange women? I did, however, know the husband—an idle, drinking sot. He claimed to be a cobbler, but I admit that neither I nor any of my Levite friends ever saw him holding a sandal in his hand, unless it was his own.]

Haftarah of Naso: The Prayer of Shamira, Mother of Samson by Rabbi David Hartley Mark

Naso (נשא) Torah: Numbers 4:21 – 7:89 Haftarah: Judges 13:2 – 13:25 Author’s Note: Biblical scholar James Kugel (How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then & Now, NY: Free Press, 2007) sums up Modern Biblical Criticism by stating that the Samson story is unique in the Book of Judges. Most of the judges/tribal chieftains […]

Haftorah of Naso: The Prayer of Shamira, Mother of Samson by David Hartley Mark

Author’s Note: Biblical scholar James Kugel (How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then & Now, NY: Free Press, 2007) sums up Modern Biblical Criticism by stating that the Samson story is unique in the Book of Judges. Most of the judges/tribal chieftains are charismatic leaders (Gideon, Jephtah, Deborah) whom God appears to […]

Haftorah of Naso: The Prayer of Shamira, Mother of Samson

Author’s Note: Biblical scholar James Kugel (How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then & Now, NY: Free Press, 2007) sums up Modern Biblical Criticism by stating that the Samson story is unique in the Book of Judges. Most of the judges/tribal chieftains are charismatic leaders (Gideon, Jephtah, Deborah) whom God appears to […]

Dvar Torah on Naso

Dvar Torah by Patrick Aleph On Naso Download the PDF here.

Shabbat service for Parshat Naso

Parshat Naso, Num. 4:21-7:89