In this week’s parashah, we see a depiction of Moshe the Mother as he pleas with God to enter the land of Israel with the Israelites.
The Rabbis explain that honoring one’s parents is to be understood essentially as an act of worshiping God.
When speaking about family, there is a wide variety of opinions and also a variety of obligations of parents, situations and relationships.
The haftarah for Parashat Bamidbar is taken from the Book of Hosea and explores the concept of missing mothers.
The study guide for Parashat Yitro discusses the Ten Commandments and the relationships between fathers and children.