Mattot

Numbers 30:2-32:42

Commentary on Parashat Matot-Masei, Numbers 30:2 - 36:13

Note: Both Parshat Mattot and Parshat Masei (Numbers 33:1-36:13) are read on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016. 

To read full text in English and Hebrew, click here: Numbers 30:2-32:42

In this week’s Torah portion, Moses describes the laws of oaths. The Israelites battle the Midianites. The tribes of Reuven and Gad request to dwell outside of the Land of Israel.

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Reuven and Gad request to
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Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

My Word
Rabbi Andrea Steinberger, Hillel

 

Coping With Complexity
Sam Shonkoff, AJWS

 

Holy Words
Rabbi Jordan Cohen, KOLEL

 

The Wandering People
Rabbi Elliot Kukla, AJWS

 

Some Messages Are Hard to Deliver
Allan Levin, URJ

 

Asking the Right Questions
Rabbi E. Noach Shapiro, socialaction.com

 

 

Living in Balance
Jonathan Neril, Canfei Nesharim

 

 

From the Denominations

 

Pluralism and Outreach

 

Silence is Assent
Rabbi Bradley Artson, AJU

 

The Vows of Women
Rabbi Jacqueline Koch Ellenson, Women of Reform Judaism

 

 

Compassionate Conquest
Rabbi Avraham Fischer, Orthodox Union

 

Maintaining Monotheism
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, CLAL

 

 

Family and Fun

 

Parshat Mattot for Families
Torah Topics for Today

 

Parshat Mattot Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

 

Parshat Mattot Challah
Julie Seltzer

 



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