Bamidbar - Part 3
Is the number of each tribe significant? How can it be that Aron's sons sin? Why is it essential to bless 100 blessings a day? What is the significance of a blessing? Rabbi Kaplan delivers remarkable lessons for life based on the scriptures.
Bamidbar - Part 2
Why were the Levites counted separately? Why did the Tribe of Yehuda camp in the east with the tribes of Issachar and Zebulun? Why did the Tribes of Reuven, Shimon and Gad camp to the south, and so on? Rabbi Kaplan focuses on the arrangement of the Jews camping in the desert according to the tribes.
Bamidbar - Part 1
G-d commands Moshe to count the men aged twenty or older. Why do we count people’s names? Why is the counting specifically from the age of 20? Rabbi Kaplan elaborates on the second year of Israel's travels in the desert.
Parshat Bamidbar - Part 1
Why does the book of Bamidbar begin with the counting of the Jewish people? Our Sages tell us that there are 600 000 Jewish souls. What is the significance of the number 600 000?
Parshat Bamidbar - Part 3
Why did the tribe of Levi not receive a share in the portion of the Land of Israel? How did the tribe of Levi merit taking over the service of the firstborns? Why were they so few in number in comparison to the other tribes?
Parshat Bamidbar - Part 4
Learn all about the Mitzvah of redeeming the first born son. Why doesn't the Torah command us to redeem all first born children?
Parshat Bamidbar - Part 2
Why did each tribe have their own unique flag and color? Rabbi Lauffer shares with us a deeper understanding of how the Jews camped in the desert
Bamidbar – The Importance of Teaching Torah
One who teaches Torah to his friend’s son is considered to have given birth to him