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Pinchas 2021 || Brittney Scott

Pinchas/”Phinehas”, Numbers 25:10-30:1, takes place on the heels of one of the final rebellions of Israel while in the wilderness!  Israel engages in adultery and idolatry with the daughters of Moab and Midian, resulting in the death of 24,000 – the last of the generation slated to fall in the wilderness.  In …

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BaMidbar 2021 || Brittney Scott

BaMidbar/”In the Wilderness”, Numbers 1:1-4:20, begins a new book of the Torah and seems to fit it’s English name quite nicely as it opens with a numbering of the tribes of Israel!  Yet the Hebrew name’s focus is quite different – it’s on the location, the wilderness/midbar!  In fact, when Israel first …