Confronting a troubling biblical narrative.
Hebrew numerology, and the secrets of the Torah.
There is more than one meaning behind the counting in Bamidbar.
The open spaces of the wilderness can help us access inspiration.
We do not need to suffer through devastating consequences in order to learn how to live differently.
Some try to "outsource" their Judaism, but this approach has severe limits.
The prohibition against the direct counting of the Israelites cautions us to remember the human faces behind abstract statistics.
Five books of story, law, and poetry divided into 54 weekly portions.