My Times of Israel blog posts http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/author/mel-alexenberg/exploring the biblical portion of the week usually begin with the “Torah Tweets” blogart project of digital photography and Twitter poetry created by my wife Miriam and me http://bibleblogyourlife.blogspot.com.
TORAH TWEETS: HUKAT/DECREE (Numbers 19:1-22:1)
(I recently found the photo below posted on my Facebook timeline by a young woman who wrote, “Those two students in the photo are my parents.” My wife Miriam and I didn’t know our role as matchmakers at the college we founded in the Negev desert in 1977.)
As the weather balloons filled with hydrogen (helium was not available) ascended, an eagle spiraled up around them.
He took his student Chaim Vital in a boat on the Sea above Miriam's well, opposite pillars of an old synagogue, and gave him water to drink.