Pinchas

Parshat Pinchas: Female advocates – a precept from the Torah

Advocate Osnat Sharon

Parshat Pinchas: Female advocates – a precept from the Torah  The daughters of Tzelofchad merited far more than just inheriting their father’s portion of the land. They merited to have a chapter of the Torah in their names, as well as to marry and start families. Rabbinical Court Advocate and civil attorney Osnat Sharon, OTS’s …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Pinchas 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Pinchas (Numbers 25:10-30:1) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin    Efrat, Israel – “The daughters of Tzelofĥad speak right. You shall surely give them a hereditary portion of land alongside that of their father’s brethren.” (Numbers 27:7) One of the most fascinating aspects of the entire Torah is the portion which deals with the case of …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Pinchas 5778

Parshat Pinchas (Numbers 25:10-30:1) Rabbi David Stav The division of the Torah into weekly portions was not determined on Mount Sinai, and, in fact, is not an ancient practice (relatively speaking). There were times in our history when the Torah reading cycle took three years to complete, and the division into weekly portions was adjusted accordingly. …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Pinchas 5778

Parshat Pinchas (Numbers 25:10 – 30:1) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – Fanaticism, particularly when garbed in the clothing of myopic fundamentalism, rarely evokes in us a sympathetic bent.  How could it, given its association with an uncontrollable zeal and violence for the sake of heaven? But when we turn to the opening of this week’s …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Pinchas 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Pinchas (Numbers 25:10-30:1) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin           Efrat, Israel – “Do battle against the Midianites and smite them. They are your enemies because of the plot which they plotted against you concerning the incident involving Pe’or and the incident involving Kozbi the daughter of the Prince of Midian, their sister, who was …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Pinchas 5777

Parshat Pinchas(Numbers 25:10 – 30:1) Rabbi David Stav  Looking at our Hebrew calendars, we notice that we have now entered “The Three Weeks”, which began on the seventeenth of the month of Tammuz, the day the walls of Jerusalem were breached, and will end on the ninth of the month of Av – Tisha b’Av, the day …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Pinchas 5776

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Pinchas (Numbers 25:10 – 30:1)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin   Efrat, Israel: “Pinhas the son of Elazar, the son of Aharon Hakohen turned back My wrath from upon the children of Israel when he zealously expressed My zealousness amongst them…therefore, I am giving him My covenant of peace”  (Numbers 25:11,12) Covenant of peace!? At the end of …

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"Shabbat Shalom" – Pinchas 5776

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Pinchas (Numbers 25:10 – 30:1)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin   Efrat, Israel: “Pinhas the son of Elazar, the son of Aharon Hakohen turned back My wrath from upon the children of Israel when he zealously expressed My zealousness amongst them…therefore, I am giving him My covenant of peace”  (Numbers 25:11,12) Covenant of peace!? At the end of …

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