The Torah of Large-Scale Projects

Published June 2, 2020 by The Jewish Theological Seminary

Naso opens up with a census of the Levites, who will be responsible for transporting parts of the Mishkan. Num. 4:3 specifies that those who will be engaged in this work are to be between the ages of 30 and 50 and fit for service when the Mishkan is operating.

At first glance, the details of which family is to carry which piece of equipment seem trivial at best.

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