By: Rabbi Amichai Cohen
On this past Shabbat we read Parashat Naso, the longest of the 53 portions (Parshiot) of the Torah.
Each Shabbat incorporates the energy of the next week, as well as the “elevation” of the previous week.
That means that that Parshat Naso has within it the elevation of Shavuot, the monumental day of the giving of the Torah.
Even more powerfully, the 7 days after Shavuot are connected to Shavuot. During Temple times sacrifices which were missed can be brought during these 7 days.
On a spiritual level this refers to any level of elevation which was not achieved during Shavuot can be made up during these 7 days.
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