This week, we return to a classic story from the Torah, the "Sin of the Spies," only to discover there are no spies there at all.
Forgive the poor sound quality this week, folks! The Parsha Nut is traveling, and away from his regular recording studio. But since we're revealing the secrets of the universe this week, I guess it's fitting that they be a little hard to hear.
Who were these princes that appear in this week's parsha to present tributes to the Tabernacle for their tribes? And how did they claim their titles? It turns out there is quite a backstory, but it must be carefully reconstructed from fragments spread out across the Torah.
The Book of Numbers, in Hebrew is called, "Bamidbar," or, "In the Desert." This week we explore the deeper meaning of that name with the help of a very, very old commentator: The Prophet Hosea.
This week, a deep dive into one wild and beautiful piece of commentary by the master, the great Rashi.