Numbers 4:21 - 7:89
Babies. Isn't that what naturally comes to your mind after reading this week's Torah portion? Confused? Let me explain.
This week's reading contains an unusual ritual, the testing of the sotah (the wayward wife). This is a strange and even fantastical ritual, quite foreign and bizarre to the modern mind. To the modern ear it appears to be more akin to alchemy than biblical instruction. It goes like this: