Thought for the week
A rabbi reflects on the events
of the last seven days
Dear Members and Friends,
Miriam, the sister of Moses and Aaron, is mentioned only fourteen times in the Hebrew Bible – eleven times in the Torah, only once in the prophets and twice in the Book of Chronicles, and one reference there is probably not to the Miriam in this week’s parashah, but another unknown daughter of an even less known father.
We meet her as Moses’ sister in this week’s Torah portion…