Rabbi Marcus – Mattot/Masei

With this week’s double sidra, we finish reading Bamidbar, the fourth book of the Torah.  Mattot deals with the sanctity of the spoken word and the making of vows, whereas Masei is a travel log of the wanderings of the children of Israel.

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