Parshat Nasa: : The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

 

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Translated by Netzach Sapir

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly is a cult movie which turned Clint Eastwood into a Hollywood star, but it could have been a good title for this week’s parsha. In Parshat Naso we meet a rich cast of colorful characters – the leper, the thief, the adulteress, the nazirite and the priests. Despite their seeming differences, there is a common denominator which unites all these figures and explains their appearance together in the parsha. While last week’s