Korach

“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Korach 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Korach (Numbers 16:1-18:32) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Korach took…” ( Numbers 16:1)  Is controversy a positive or a negative phenomenon? Since the ideal of peace is so fundamental to the Jewish ideal – to such an extent that we even greet and bid farewell to each other with the …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Korach 5778

Parshat Korach (Numbers 16:1 – 18:32) Rabbi David Stav This Shabbat, we will have a dispute in the synagogue. Korach and his followers rebel against Moses, and the story of the most infamous dispute in the history of the Jewish People plays itself out. Never before have we experienced such a terrible dispute with such dire …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Korach 5778

Parshat Korach (Numbers 16:1 – 18:32) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Korah, the son of Yitzhar, the son of Kehat, the son of Levi took Datan and Aviram, the sons of Eliav… and they rose up in confrontation before Moses…” (Numbers 16:1, 2) Why didn’t the Israelites rise up against the rebels who dared …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Korach 5777

Parshat Korach (Numbers 16:1 – 18:32) Rabbi David Stav  Let us revisit the story of the most famous argument in the history of the Jewish people. Over the generations, disputes of a similar – and even harsher – level have been a constant in Jewish history, and show no signs of subsiding. What is the source for …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Korach 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Korach (Numbers 16:1-18:32) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “…for the entire congregation are all holy, and God is in their midst. So why do you raise yourselves above God’s assembly?”  Where did Korach err in his rebellion against Moses and Aaron? On the surface, his argument appears to be both logical and just: “You have …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Korach 5776

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Korach (Numbers 16:1 – 18:32)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin   Efrat, Israel- “And they rose up in the face of Moses” (Num. 16:2) When is dissension and argument positive, healthy debate and an outgrowth of “these and those are the word of the Living G-d” and when is dispute negative, a venomous cancer which can destroy …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Korach 5776

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Korach (Numbers 16:1 – 18:32)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin   Efrat, Israel- “And they rose up in the face of Moses” (Num. 16:2) When is dissension and argument positive, healthy debate and an outgrowth of “these and those are the word of the Living G-d” and when is dispute negative, a venomous cancer which can destroy …

Read more“Shabbat Shalom” – Korach 5776

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