This Week’s Torah Portion: Nasso

Name: Nasso Reading: Numbers 4:21 – 7:89 Haftarah: Judges 13:2 – 13:25 Parsha Summary – Nasso Roles for the Levites God assigns special roles for the Levites. The Gershonites will carry the curtains and hangings. The Merarites will carry the pillars and boards. (The other roles were allocated in Bamidbar.) The number of males in […]

Everything You Need to Know About Shavuot

One of the shortest and least regulated holidays in the Jewish calendar, Shavuot has surprisingly few strictures and customs. Here’s our guide to getting the most out of the holiday! What is Shavuot? Shavuot is one of the three pilgrim holidays given to the Jewish nation in the Torah (the others are Passover and Sukkot). […]