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Nasi, Reading of

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For Nissan 1–13
Each of the first twelve days of Nissan, one of the tribal leaders, the “nasi,” offered inaugural sacrifices in the Tabernacle. We recite the section which describes the sacrifices of that day’s nasi. On the thirteenth of Nissan we read about the kindling...
Beginning today, and continuing through Nissan 13, we recite the verses (from Numbers ch. 7) describing the offerings made by the "princes" (nesi'im) of the 12 tribes of Israel (see "Mishkan inaugurated"). Today we read of the gift bought by Nachshon ben ...
If the leaders of the 12 tribes of Israel each brought the same gift in honor of the Tabernacle’s inauguration, why does the Torah repeat the 35-item list twelve times, making Naso the longest Parshah in the Torah? There is a lesson here, says the Lubavit...
Why is it written twice that Nesanel “brought his offering” in verses 18 and 19?
The Baal Shem Tov teaches that every single Jew is cherished by G-d. This is even more so during exile, when the Jewish people is “afflicted.” When one reaches out to a Jew who is distant and reveals that he, too, is an “only child” of G-d, then G-d’s kin...
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