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Parshat Bamidbar

Leadership In The Wilderness

Erica Brown | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Erica Brown

We walked through the wilderness with eyes wide shut. Instead of neglecting the lessons of Bemidbar, perhaps -- in an age of questionable leadership -- we need to read it more slowly and carefully and pay better attention to the landscape.

Care To Step Outside? Parshat Bamidbar

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 07.06.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

The 12 tribes are given designated places in which to set up camp in the desert. Each flies its own banner and has hand-picked neighbors. But they are all important parts of a community -- a lesson we ought not to forget.

Parshat Bamidbar: Collecting The Names

Josh Fleet | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion
Josh Fleet

One year, one month and one day after the Exodus. God speaks to Moses in the Tent of Meeting in the desert at Sinai, telling him: Take a census of the Children of Israel. Count their names. All the men, 20 years of age or older.