General Overview: In this week’s Parsha, Massei, Moshe reviews the forty years of Israelite journeys through the desert. The Torah discusses the boundaries of Israel, its division amongst the tribes, the cities which the Levites would receive, and the cities of refuge. Zelophehad’s daughters are restricted to marrying within their own tribe.
Aliya Summary: The Torah recounts the journeys of the Jews in the desert. In the first Aliya the Torah lists the first seven of the 42 journeys which took them from Egypt to the banks of the Jordan.