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The Nazirite: Saint or Sinner?

The Nazirite: Saint or Sinner?

The Book of Numbers describes the vow of the Nazir (Nazirite).  The Nazir is not allowed to drink wine, cut his hair, or come into close contact with the dead. The meaning of the Hebrew word nazir is a bit ambiguous. It literally means...

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The Portion of Nasso

The Portion of Nasso

The portion of Nasso is the longest single portion in the Torah (the combined portions of Matot-Masei, when they are read together, are longer). It continues listing the responsibilities of the various families of Levites which began in...

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