Sefer Bamidbar begins with a description of the tribal encampments, each tribe with a standard. Ibn Ezra connects the tribal images with a mystical vision.
The twelve tribes are arrayed around the Mishkan. Each group has its own flags, with otot to distinguish them. What does otot mean?
Judah approaches Joseph, in defense of Benjamin. How does Judah’s approach transcend the danger and become a spiritual model for human connection?
Birth is a beginning and death a destination; But life is a journey. A going, a growing from stage to…