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Sinai Desert 2450 AM: Nadav and Avihu passed away

Nadav and Avihu passed away, on the very day they were anointed to be Kohanim, during the inauguration of the Mishkan in the desert.

It is interesting to focus on their names. The custom by Ashkenazim is, that when one has a baby, the wife chooses the name of the first baby, and the husband, the name of the second, and so on. This tradition goes back to… Aharon HaCohen. Nadav was named after his wife, Elisheva’s father Ami Nadav, and Avihu, which translates as “Daddy” after his own father.

Source: Vayikra 10


𝐏𝐚𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐨𝐫 𝐁𝐢𝐫𝐭𝐡𝐝𝐚𝐲?
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