Monthly Archives: June 2018

Balak: answering our inner angel

“They are too numerous for me. Perhaps I can defeat them and drive them off the land.” (Num 22:6) This comes from the mouth of Balak, King of Moab, in this week’s parasha named for him. The two main characters … Continue reading

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Chukat: Hitting the rock

Last week’s parasha was Korach, and the question I asked, along with so many, was “What did Korach do that was so wrong?”  He challenged Moses’ and Aaron’s, asked what made them so special, after all,  the whole community is … Continue reading

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Korach: This year I’m on your side

I really don’t know what to do with this parasha this week. It’s Korach. Every year, I admit I struggle with this text; what is it that Korach did so wrong?  Korach (who was from the tribe of Levi, like … Continue reading

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