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Shiurim on Chumash and Navi by Menachem Leibtag
In Memory of Rabbi Avraham Leibtag (1 Shvat, 5682 - 5 Adar, 5756)
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Shiur #1: Sota and Nazir: Why are They 'Out of Place?'
Shiur #2: The N'si'im: Why are They Repeated?
Sota and Nazir: Why are They 'Out of Place?'
Parshat Naso contains what appears to be a very strange
progression of parshiot. After all, what logical connection
exists between the duties of the Leviim, the laws of "korban chatat" and "sotah,"
the laws of "nazir" and "birkat kohanim," and
the dedication ceremony of the Mishkan?
To your surprise, this week's shiur will not explain why they
are indeed connected. Instead, we will do exactly the opposite -
we will explain why these parshiot do not follow in logical
To understand why, we must consider the 'nuts & bolts' of
Sefer Bamidbar. That means that we will analyze the sefer (as
usual) in search of its unifying theme. While doing so, we will
uncover a rather fascinating pattern - unique to Sefer Bamidbar.
A pattern that explains why many of its 'pieces' just don't seem
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The N'si'im: Why are They Repeated?
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