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The Torah portion of “Naso” (Numbers 4:21-7:89) discusses the “Nazirite” – an individual who takes a vow to refrain from even that which is permitted.

Does Judaism consider the the lifestyle of a Nazirite to be a good thing? Doesn’t God want us to enjoy the permitted pleasures of life?

Rabbi Enkin’s explores the world of the Nazirite and explains how to resolve the contradiction of competing principles.

The class examines the lives of Samson the Nazirite, Samuel the Prophet and even a modern day Nazirite!

Find out whether the life of a Nazirite is something to respect or ridicule.