Chukat

"Parsha to the Point" – Chukat 5776

Parshat Chukat (Numbers 19:1-22:1)  Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Chukat begins with the laws of the parah adumah – the red heifer – including the process required for preparing the purifying waters and the purification ritual itself. The Torah introduces the topic thusly: This is the law of the Torah. (Bamidbar / Numbers 19:2) These words evoke an …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Chukat 5776

Parshat Chukat (Numbers 19:1-22:1)  Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Chukat begins with the laws of the parah adumah – the red heifer – including the process required for preparing the purifying waters and the purification ritual itself. The Torah introduces the topic thusly: This is the law of the Torah. (Bamidbar / Numbers 19:2) These words evoke an …

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Parshat Chukat – Rabbi Riskin (video)

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin speaking

Atem Nikraim Adam” — We are One.”

In this week’s commentary on Chukat, Rabbi Riskin explains how all Jews are part of one entity as he prays for the safe and speedy return of our three kidnapped boys.

Parshat Chukat — Rabbi Riskin (text)

Rabbi Riskin (credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Chukat (Numbers 19:1-21:35)           Efrat, Israel –  “The entire House of Israel wept over Aaron” (Numbers 20:29) Why was Moses, the greatest prophet who ever lived and who sacrificed a princedom in Egypt to take the Hebrews out of Egypt, denied entry into the land of Israel?  Was it because he …

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