Balak

הרוח המוליכה במדבר חזי זכריה בלעם זוכה לרגעי רוממות רוח והתגלות אלוקית, רוח אשר מרימה אותו מאשפתות. אבל את ההזדמנות הוא מפספס מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, י”ד תמוז תשע”ה, 01/07/2015 לצד החום הכבד ותנאי הקיצון שבמדבר, גם לרוח יש תפקיד חשוב בהוויתם ובתחושתם של העם הצעיר הצועד בו. את הרוח ירגישו הם ככל הלך …

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Parshat Balak (Numbers 22:2 – 25:9) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – Balaam is an impressive and poetic personage who demonstrates the universalistic ideal that the Almighty communicates with gentiles as well as with Israelites. But aside from the exalted lyrical cadences of his pronouncements—which are very much in the literary style of Moses’ song of Ha’azinu …

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Parshat Balak (Numbers 22:2 – 25:9) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – Balaam is an impressive and poetic personage who demonstrates the universalistic ideal that the Almighty communicates with gentiles as well as with Israelites. But aside from the exalted lyrical cadences of his pronouncements—which are very much in the literary style of Moses’ song of Ha’azinu …

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Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Balak (Numbers 22:2-25:9)           Efrat, Israel – “How goodly are your tent-homes, O Jacob” (Numbers 24:5) At the conclusion of the Pentateuch, which is also the conclusion of Moses’ physical existence on earth, the Biblical text records that, “Never again did there arise in Israel a prophet like Moses, whom the …

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