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This week's Torah reading


The book of Bemidbar (`In the desert') begins with HaShem commanding Moshe to take a census of all the men over the age of twenty -- old enough for service. The count reveals just over 600,000. The Levi'im are counted separately later, because their service will be unique. They will be responsible for transporting the Mishkan and its furnishings and putting them together when the nation encamps.

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