Parsha Yomi Tweets
Book of Numbers / Sefer Bamidbar
1: Army census > 20 yrs old of all tribes (- Levi). Princes of each tribe named. 1st day, 2nd month, 2nd yr in desert.
2: Ruben 46k Simon 59 Gad 46 Juda 75 Isahar 54 Zebulun 57 Efraim 40 Menase 32 Benjamin 35 Dan 63 Asher 41 Naftali 53.
3: 12 Tribes encampment: E: Juda Isachar Zevulun. S: Ruben Simon Gad. W: Efraim Menase Benjamin. N: Dan Asher Naftali.
4: Sons of Aaron: Nadav & Avihu (died), Elazar & Itamar. Tribe of Levi instead of 1stborns to serve Kohens in Temple.
5: Levi family count: Gershon: Libni, Shimi. Kehat: Amram, Itzhar, Hebron, Uziel. Merari: Mahli, Mushi. 22,000 total.
6: 22,273 1stborns of Israel, “swapped” for 22,000 Levis. Extra 273 redeemed for 5 shekel each to Kohen, 1365 shekel.
7: When camp travels, Kohens take down Parochet & cover Ark; Show Table, Menora, Altar, vessels. Sons of Kehat carry.