Have you ever felt trapped in a certain behavior pattern and struggled to break out? Often when we approach our behaviors head on, we lose badly. How can the Torah guide us in this aspect?

In Numbers chapter 6 the Torah discusses the Nazirite, one who accepts upon himself to separate from certain physical pleasures and focus on their spiritual growth. And, the commentaries all struggle with understanding this section. In one place, the Torah describes him as holy and even compares him to the high priest, but at the same time the Torah requires him to bring a sin offering, implying he’s doing something wrong?

Join me as we take a deeper look at the Nazir and try to understand exactly what he is attempting to accomplish. Once we understand that, we can apply it to improving our own lives as well!

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Happy Listening!

Rabbi Moshe

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