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Rabbi Naomi Hyman | Beha'alotekha 2016

Beha’alotekha: Raising Light

This week’s reading, Beha’alotekha, considers various aspects of the challenges of leadership. It begins with instructions for lighting the seven-branched menorah that had been constructed for use in the mishkan/temporary sanctuary: YHVH spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to Aaron and say to him: “When you light (beha’alotekha) the lamps, let the seven lamps give light toward the front of […]

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Rabbi Naomi Hyman | Signs

Beha’alotekha: Signs

This week’s reading includes one of my favorite passages: On the day the Mishkan/Sanctuary was set up, the cloud covered the Mishkan, over the Tent of Testimony, and at evening, it stayed over the Mishkan as the appearance of fire until morning. This is how it always was: the cloud would cover it, and at night there was […]

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