Parshat Bemidbar- The Awkward In-Between Stage of our Redemption

This week, we begin reading the fourth book of the חמישה חומשי תורה; Sefer Bemidbar, called “Numbers” in English. Naming our sefer ‘Numbers’ makes sense on a basic level because most of our פרשה and many subsequent פרשיות contain censes of the Jewish People. But why would our ספר be given such a vague name […]