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Weekly Torah

Bamidbar

Had the Torah been given in a settled area, the implication would have been that it was linked somehow to that neighborhood, that it belonged exclusively to the people of that place.
Not Just a Number
A census is a “head-count.” The greatest of the great and the smallest of the small all count as one person, no more, no less.