Gathering Sources: Behaalotekha

Some thoughts and resources for exploring the Torah portion Behaalotekha — also spelled Behaalotecha, Beha’alotecha, or Beha’alothekha; sometimes: Behaaloscha– Number 8:1-12:6. This is part of a series of weekly “gathering sources” posts, collecting previous material on the weekly Torah portion, most originally part of a 2010 series called “Opening the Book.”

Language and Translation: “If there be a prophet

Great Source: The Cushite Woman and Blank Ink

A Path to Follow: Elders and Siblings

Something to Notice: The inverted nuns

For those attempting to follow Gathering Sources weekly postings, note that this one is appearing out of order, after schedule got off-track with Shavuot. Apologies. Nearly caught up.

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