Posts Tagged ‘Numbers 19’

Bo 5778

January 16, 2018

This is Torah Talk for the week of January 14th, 2018

Exod. 12:43  “The Lord said to Moses and Aaron: This is the law of the passover offering [זאת חקת הפסח].

But זאת חקת appears only twice elsewhere in the Torah.  What does it mean, and why is this a חוקה?

This week’s handout:  15 Bo 5778



Hukkat 5777

June 27, 2017

This is Torah Talk for the week of June 25th, 2017

“Instruct the Israelite people to bring you a red cow without blemish, in which there is no defect and on which no yoke has been laid.”

Nili Fox, “Numbers,” Jewish Study Bible:  “Generations have puzzled over the color of this cow.”  But we’re going to puzzle over that … yoke.

This week’s handout:  39 Hukkat 5777