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Matot-Masei – “Tribes”-“Journeys”

The names of this week’s double parasha are Matot and Masei, meaning “tribes” and “journeys” and cover Numbers 30:2-36:13. Moses gave Israel Adonai’s commands regarding vows in chapter 30. If a woman made an impulsive vow, it could be revoked by her husband or father. However, widows and divorced women didn’t have this option and would have to fulfill their

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Matot-Masei – “Tribes”-“Journeys”

This week we have a double parasha with Matot and Masei which translates to “Tribes” and “Journeys” Respectively. Parasha Matot covers Numbers 30:2–32:42 and Masei covers Numbers 33:1-36:13, this is also the final parasha for the book of Numbers.  These parashas speak on the importance of vows and promises and teach us the importance of having our actions match our

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Mattot-Masei – Tribes-Journeys

The names of this week’s parashas are Mattot and Masei: Matot means “tribes” and Masei means “journeys”. They cover Numbers 30:2-36:13. Moses gave Israel Adonai’s commands regarding vows in chapter 30.  If a woman made a vow, it could be revoked by her husband or father.  However, widows and divorced women didn’t have this option and would have to fulfill

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Mattot-Masei – “Tribes-Journeys Of”

This week we have a double Torah portion with Mattot meaning "tribes," Numbers 30:2-32:42, and Masei meaning "journeys of," Numbers 33:1-36:13. Chapter 30 contains Adonai's instructions regarding the making of vows to the Lord or the making of a binding obligation; in other words, a promise that cannot be broken.  Both men and women were under certain requirements that, when

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Masei – “Journeys”

This week our parasha is Masei which translates to “Journeys”.  Masei covers Numbers 33:1-36:13 and completes the book of Numbers.  This parasha summarizes the journeys of our people and contains strong warnings that apply not just to the generation entering the land of Israel, but to those reading today as well. Chapter 33, written to the second generation that was

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Mattot-Masei – “Tribes-Journeys”

Note: This parasha was a collaboration by Don Sutton and Rabbi Glenn Harris. The audio version is given by Rabbi Glenn. This week consists of two Parashas. The first is entitled Mattot – “Tribes”. The second one is entitled Masei – “Journeys”. They span Numbers 30:2 - 36:13. Chapter 30 contains rules governing the making and fulfilling or nullifying of

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