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Nazirite: One who sets himself apart for Divine service by undertaking certain ascetic restrictions.
A commentary on the haftarah of Naso
What could possibly be the connection between Shimshon and Shmuel being nazirs, and the Talmudic debate and teaching that follow?
For an informed reading of Judges 13:2–25
The haftarah for Naso is the story of Samson's birth, even before which he was ordained from On High to be a lifelong nazir.
The parsha of Naso contains the laws relating to the nazirite – an individual who undertook, usually for a limited period of time, to observe special rules of holiness and abstinence: not to drink wine (including anything made from grapes), not to have hi...
When we become addicted to a particular indulgence, we must wean ourselves from the addiction by abstaining completely until we have recovered.
It seems that the Sages knew quite a bit about us alcoholics. Who has been as ready to find fault in others as we have been? Who has been as indignant toward the shortcomings of others?
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